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Eduardo Chillida, b.1924

Rencontre1966

Rencontre is a 1966 work by Eduardo Chillida. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumEtching
Dimensions17 x 23 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
EditionEdition 29/50
Item NumberIMMA.153 GL
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Eduardo Chillida, Rencontre, 1966, Etching, 17 x 23 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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About the Artist

Eduardo Chillida 1924–2002

Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillida studied architecture before enrolling at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. His first sculptures, in plaster and clay, were of human forms, but when he began to work in forged iron, steel, stone and concrete, he moved into abstraction. In 1958 Chillida received the international grand prize for sculpture at the Venice Biennale. He was elected an honorary academician by the Royal Academy in 1983. His sculptures are installed in cities and countries worldwide and have been collected by major museums, including MoMA, New York; Tate, London; Spanish Museum of Contemporary Art, Madrid and Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland. — View Artist »