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Jorge Oteiza
Birth: Oct. 21, 1908
Death: Apr. 9, 2003

Sculptor. He was born in Orio (Guipúzcoa, País Vasco). He was one of the pioneers of the abstract style in his sculptures. After the 1930s, he worked during almost 20 years in South America. When he returned to Spain, he made several religious figures such as "Los Apóstoles" and "La Piedad" for the Church of Arantzazu. In 1984 he was awarded with the Golden Medal of Fine Arts and in 1988, with the Príncipe de Asturias Award. Among his works "Odiseo," "Construcción Vacía," "Homenaje a Malevich" and "Conjunción Dinámica de Dos Pares de Elementos Curvos y Livianos." He died in San Sebastián, País Vasco. He donated his work to the people of Navarra, where he was buried along with his wife. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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Cementerio de Alzuza (Alzuza)
Provincia de Navarra
Navarra, Spain
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jun 02, 2006
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Jorge Oteiza
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Oct. 21, 2014
Remembering your beloved wife and you today, Jorge...
- Mary
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014
Feliz Cumpleaños.
- Joseph Wilby
 Added: Oct. 21, 2012
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