1924 (San Sebastián, Spain) - 2002 (San Sebastián, Spain)
Eight years after a mix of financial and management problems forced it to close down, the artistic sanctuary of Eduardo Chillida in Hernani reopens.
The legacy of an artist frequently becomes a source of conflict. Sometimes because the wishes of the deceased do not coincide with those of the inheritors; other times because the legatees quarrel for possession of artworks or for the right to decide
Outside Hernani, the museum founded by the Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida reopens to the public on 17 April, with its outdoor scuptures and the exhibition space inside the Zabalaga house.
(1924-2002) Eduardo Chillida wanted to be an architect, a vocation that he abandoned to become a painter first, and then a sculptor. But matter and form in Chillida’s sculptures revealed a spatial conception that was very close to his earliest vocati