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Ocula 报告|Condo Shanghai 2019 展览看点 Ocula Report Ocula 报告|Condo Shanghai 2019 展览看点 11 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

即将于2019年7月13开幕的第二届 Condo Shanghai,联合上海7座画廊/艺术机构与14 家来自全球11个不同的城市,如东京、首尔、雅加达、巴尔的摩、洛杉矶、伦敦、纽约、危地马拉城、利马和墨西哥城,为实验性展览营造了一个更切实可行的国际环境。以下是Ocula的展览看点。周奥,《景观/对象WA》(2016)。橡木上固化油墨打印,左: 55.88 × 147.32 cm,中: 121.92 × 152.4 cm,右: 55.88 × 147.32 cm,图片提供:马凌画廊,上海。马凌画廊 × 80m2 Livia Benavides × LABOR × Proyectos Ultravioleta马凌画廊 |...

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Wong Ping: Hong Kong Fables Ocula Conversation Wong Ping: Hong Kong Fables

There is something irrepressibly compelling about the lewd animated videos of Wong Ping. Is it their flat surfaces rendered in popping colours? Or their dark narratives that resonate with the deepest recesses of the human psyche? They have been included in an impressive repertoire of group exhibitions in recent years, including One Hand Clapping at...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Eduardo Chillida

(1924 - 2002), Spain

With a varied and pioneering practice that spans small-scale sculpture, plaster work, drawing, engraving and collage, Spanish artist Eduardo Chillida is best known for his prominent monumental public sculptures, mostly displayed in Spain, Germany, France and the USA. Throughout his career, Chillida drew on his Spanish heritage combined with a fascination for organic form, as well as influences from European and Eastern philosophies, poetry and history, to develop an artistic voice that communicated and resonated with a continent undergoing rapid transformation.

Originally a student of architecture, Chillida created art guided by its principles. His formally rigorous constructions in oxidised iron are imbued with tension and poise. Chillida’s contribution towards Spain’s postwar artistic reputation and his personal legacy endure through his work and also through the Foundation which he set up in 2000. In the same year, Chillida opened Chillida Leku, an exhibition space and sculpture park converted from the historic Zabalaga farmhouse in the town of Hernani, near San Sebastian.

Chillida was born in San Sebastian, Spain in 1924. He conducted preliminary studies to enrol in architecture at the University of Madrid before turning his attention to drawing which he studied at Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. In 1948 Chillida was awarded a scholarship to attend the Cité Internationale Universitaire and travelled to Paris. On his return to Spain in 1951, he began experimenting in materials that resonated with the Basque region’s industrial heritage such as iron, wood and steel. Chillida settled in Hernani and, in 1952, he set up an iron foundry, learning techniques from a local blacksmith. During this period he continued to make engravings and collages and this core practice was to continue throughout his career, allowing him to explore form and line by cutting into paper. This technique arose from the concept of the collage in the mid 1980s (gravitations did not replace collages) by a new development, Gravitaciones (Gravitations), in which Chillida eliminated the adhesive from his collage, allowing the work to be suspended in space.

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Featured Artworks

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Gravitación by Eduardo Chillida contemporary artwork
Eduardo ChillidaGravitación, 1999 Paper, ink, threads
20.5 x 15.5 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Gravitación by Eduardo Chillida contemporary artwork
Eduardo ChillidaGravitación, 1998 Paper, ink, threads
25.3 x 17.2 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Lurra G162 by Eduardo Chillida contemporary artwork
Eduardo ChillidaLurra G162, 1990 Terracotta
23 x 22 x 15 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris
Lurra G-191(Earth G-19) by Eduardo Chillida contemporary artwork
Eduardo ChillidaLurra G-191(Earth G-19), 1990 Chamotte clay
28.5 x 37 x 26.5 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Gravitación (Gravitation) by Eduardo Chillida contemporary artwork
Eduardo ChillidaGravitación (Gravitation), 1990 Felt
179.2 x 194.2 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Homenaje a Pili (Homage to Pili) by Eduardo Chillida contemporary artwork
Eduardo ChillidaHomenaje a Pili (Homage to Pili), 2000 Alabaster
73.8 x 127 x 138.5 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Collage by Eduardo Chillida contemporary artwork
Eduardo ChillidaCollage Collage
29.5 x 19 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Eduardo Chillida, Eduardo Chillida at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
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17 January–2 March 2019 Eduardo Chillida Eduardo Chillida Hauser & Wirth, Zürich
Contemporary art exhibition, Eduardo Chillida, Eduardo Chillida at Hauser & Wirth, New York
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30 April–27 July 2018 Eduardo Chillida Eduardo Chillida Hauser & Wirth, 69th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Eduardo Chillida, Prints at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
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6 April–13 May 2017 Eduardo Chillida Prints Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran

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Art and Space Related Press Art and Space Frieze : 17 January 2018

2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the Guggenheim Bilbao, the museum that launched the mythical 'Bilbao effect' and dozens of hopeful regional art institutions. The museum ended the year with an exhibition departing from a 1969 exchange between one of Spain's most prominent sculptors, Eduardo Chillida, and the German philosopher Martin...

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In Video & Audio

Eduardo Chillida, Hauser & Wirth New York, 69th Street Related Video & Audio Eduardo Chillida, Hauser & Wirth New York, 69th Street Hauser & Wirth : 9 July 2018
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Eduardo Chillida: Sculptor Related Video & Audio Eduardo Chillida: Sculptor Hauser & Wirth : 12 April 2018

Jed Morse, Chief Curator, Nasher Sculpture Center, talks about the work of Eduardo Chillida (1924–2002), Spain’s foremost sculptor of the twentieth century. Widely recognised for monumental iron and steel public sculptures displayed across the globe, Chillida is also celebrated for a wholly distinctive use of materials such as stone, chamotte clay,...

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