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Chillida Leku — the art gallery estate created by the late great sculptor Eduardo Chillida in San Sebastian Spain has fallen on hard times and has recently closed.  Sotheby’s has taken a dozen of the large sculptures to a Florida golf course, where some of these monumental works will be offered for sale.  Sad.  RIP Eduardo.

Here is a lovely musical video of Chillida Leku

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2EWNMfDGFc&feature=related

See the excellent VIDEO by Sotheby’s showing off these beautiful pieces…

http://www.sothebys.com/saa/20110121/video/index_isleworth.html?section=feat

http://catalogue.sothebys.com/events/N08793

http://www.museochillidaleku.com/New-s-Detail.207+M504f3daada9.0.html

http://www.artlistings.com/media/925/cloud-looms-over-chillidas-sculpture-park/

(8 Jan 2011) HERNANI. Sculptures by Eduardo Chillida housed at the eponymous open-air museum in the Basque country—set to close this month owing to a financial deficit—will not be sold, said a representative of the institution. Over 40 sculptures by the Spanish artist, who died in 2002, are dotted around the Museo Chillida-Leku, the 12-hectare, hillside museum located in the town of Hernani near San Sebastian in northern Spain…

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