Peine del Viento - The Wind Comb, San Sebastian, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl
N 43° 19.311 W 002° 00.345
30T E 580615 N 4797035
Quick Description: Three sculptures by Eduardo Chillida in San Sebastian, Donostia, Pais Vasco, Spain
Location: País Vasco, Spain
Date Posted: 10/16/2011 7:26:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMCVR1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
At the edge of the Conch Bay where the Ondarreta beach ends, in the Basque Country in the North of Spain, there are three sculptures on the rocks facing the Cantabric Sea. They are abstract shapes of combs and were created by Eduardo Chillida who dedicated them to Picasso, Allende and Neruda. They were finalized in 1976. Apart from the abstract sculptures, the surrounding area was dedicated to public recreation for enjoyment of air and water at the end of the now famous Paseo de Eduardo Chillida.
Title: Peine del viento

Artist: Eduardo Chillida

Media (materials) used: iron

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Paseo Eduardo Chillida at the end of Ondarreta Beach

Date of creation or placement: 1976

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