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Plate II from ‘Derrière le Miroir - Chillida’, 1973

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15 × 21 9/10 in
38 × 55.5 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
£800
location
London
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Eames Fine Art
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Original lithograph from 'Derrière le Miroir' No. 204. Printed by Maeght, Paris. Published …

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Original lithograph from 'Derrière le Miroir' No. 204. Printed by Maeght, Paris. Published by Maeght Éditeur, 1973.

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Eduardo Chillida
Spanish, 1924–2002
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One of Spain’s most celebrated sculptors, Eduardo Chillida achieved international recognition with works exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1958. Chillida forged monumental abstract forms in iron and granite, often for public spaces, as well as producing a body of etchings, lithographs, and woodcuts. His sculptures are distinguished by their geometric and curvilinear forms, as well as their combined qualities of movement and tension. Chillida is known to have had a craftsman’s intimacy with his material, often playing a hands-on role in the production of his works; with a team of blacksmiths, the artist would usually coat his metal with an alloy to create rust as it oxidized. Chillida, who expressed an affinity with the philosopher Martin Heidegger’s interest in humanity’s relationship to space, once said, “My whole work is a journey of discovery in space.”

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Original lithograph from 'Derrière le Miroir' No. 204. Printed by Maeght, Paris. Published …

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Original lithograph from 'Derrière le Miroir' No. 204. Printed by Maeght, Paris. Published by Maeght Éditeur, 1973.

Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Maeght Éditeur
Eduardo Chillida
Spanish, 1924–2002
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One of Spain’s most celebrated sculptors, Eduardo Chillida achieved international recognition with works exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1958. Chillida forged monumental abstract forms in iron and granite, often for public spaces, as well as producing a body of etchings, lithographs, and woodcuts. His sculptures are distinguished by their geometric and curvilinear forms, as well as their combined qualities of movement and tension. Chillida is known to have had a craftsman’s intimacy with his material, often playing a hands-on role in the production of his works; with a team of blacksmiths, the artist would usually coat his metal with an alloy to create rust as it oxidized. Chillida, who expressed an affinity with the philosopher Martin Heidegger’s interest in humanity’s relationship to space, once said, “My whole work is a journey of discovery in space.”

Plate II from ‘Derrière le Miroir - Chillida’, 1973

Lithograph
15 × 21 9/10 in
38 × 55.5 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
£800
location
London
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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