Eduardo Chillida

(Spanish, 1924–2002)

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Eduardo Chillida

Esculture de Chillida (from: Joan Brossa: "A Peu Pel Llibre"), 1994

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Biography

Timeline

1924
Born: in San Sebastian, Spain
1943 - 1946
Studied architecture at the University of Madrid, Spain
1947
Left architecture and studied drawing at a private school in Madrid, Spain
1954
A group of Franciscan monks commission him to design the four doors of their basilica at Aranzazu (Basque country)
1958
Awarded the prize of the Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL
1960
Awarded the Kandinsky Prize by Nina Kandinsky
1964
Awarded Carnegie Prize for his sculpture at Pittsburgh International, Pittsburgh, PA
1966
Won Wilhelm-Lehmbruck Prize and the Nordrhein-Westfalen Prize at Düsseldorf, Germany
1971
Visiting Professor at the Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1974
Awarded The Diano Marina Prize in Milan, Italy

Exhibitions

2012
Eduardo Chillida, Picasso-Museum, Münster (solo)
Obras, Baukunst Galerie, Cologne (solo)
2010
Chillida and the challenge of philosophy, Museo Chillida-Leku, Hernani, Gipuzkoa (E) (solo)
Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2009
Chillida 1980 - 2000, Caixa Forum, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2008 - 2009
Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany
2008
Chillida. 1980 - 2000, CSIC Tarragona, Spain (solo)
Galeria Cayon, Madrid, Spain
2006
Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2004
Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland; Paris, France
2003
Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

Public Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Museo Chillida-Leku, Hernani, Spain
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TXCaixa Galicia Foundation, Vigo, Spain
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Literature

2004
Eduardo Chillida, Éloge de l’horizon, interviews compiled and prefaced by Susana Chillida. Paris, France: Éditions Galerie Lelong, 2004
2003
Baraňano, Kosme M. de; Uriarte Cámara, Jesús: Chillida. Madrid,2003.
Chillida Belzunce, Susana: Elogio del horizonte: Interview with Eduardo Chillida and Susana Chillida. Barcelona, Destino, 2003
Ezquiaga, Mitxel: Museo Chillida-Leku : una utopía convertida en realidad Donostia-San Sebastián, ACC Comunicación Creativa, 2003.
Kortadi, Edorta: Una mirada sobre Eduardo Chillida : vida y obra de un artista universal. Madrid, Síntesis, 2003.
Maderuelo Raso, Javier: Chillida, elogio de la mano. Madrid, Editorial de Arte y Ciencia, Fundación Juan March, 2003.
Patino Perez, Antón: Eduardo Chillida : vida e filosofia. Ourense, Diputación Provincial de Ourense, 2003.
2001
Chillida, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume. Paris, France: Editions du Jeu de Paume / Réunion des musées nationaux, 2001
1998
Chillida : Retrospectiva 1948-1998, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, 1998