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Museo Jorge Oteiza

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Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza
 
location Alzuza
function museum
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The Oteiza Museum is a monographic exhibition space housing the personal collection of the renowned all-round sculptor and artist Jorge Oteiza (Orio 1908 - San Sebastian 2003). The collection includes 1,690 sculptures, 2,000 experimental pieces from the artist's 'Chalk Laboratory', and an extensive collection of drawings and collages. The building is situated in rural surroundings in Alzuza (Navarra), 9 kilometres from Pamplona. It contains a representative selection of work by Oteiza, one of the twentieth century's most important sculptors, who made his début on the international stage when he won the Gran Prix at the Sao Paulo Biennial in 1957 with his 'Experimental Purpose'. The large red concrete cube is intended as a metaphor of Oteiza's recreated space, and incorporates the house in which Jorge Oteiza lived from 1975.

 

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Museo Jorge Oteiza
Address
Calle de la Cuesta 7
Spain
http://www.museooteiza.org/
Project is public!
Opening hours Close on Mondays.Sundays an public holidays 11:00 – 15:00. Winter (16 Sept- 14 Jun): Tu -Fri 10:00–15:00. Sat 11:00–19:00. Summer (15 June – 15 September). Tu - Sat 11:00 - 19:00.
Completion 3- 2005
ArchitectFrancisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza
 
Project ID 6528
Latitude/Longitude 42°50'17N 01°33'58W
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