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Eduardo Chillida Juantegui

Eduardo Chillida Juantegui was a Spanish sculptor.
  • Background

    He was born on January 10, 1924. In 1942, and began his studies to prepare for the entrance to the School of Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. In 1951 he returned to San Sebastian. He suffered Alzheimer's disease in his later years. On August 19, 2002 he passed away at his home in Monte Igueldo, San Sebastian.
  • Career

    • He made his first sculptures in Madrid. These sculptures were made in plaster. He began his rivalry with the sculptor Jorge Oteiza. Jorge Oteiza accused Eduardo Chillida of plagiarizing his work.

    Membership

    • Hispanic Society Am. New York (hon.),

    • Am. Academy Arts and Letters (hon.),

    • Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (hon.),

    • Bayerische Akademic der Schonen Kunst (corr.).,

    Connections

    • Mother: Carmen Juantegui - soprano
    • Father: Pedro Chillida
    Born January 10, 1924
    Died 2002
    (aged 77)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity
    • studied at Colegio Marianistas, Student
    • studied at University of Madrid, Student
    • 1947 - 2002
      sculptor

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    • Relatives
      • Carmen Juantegui
        • Activities
          • soprano
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