The Wind Comb XV Chillida San Sebastian Lifestyle

The Wind Comb XV Chillida

El Peine del Viento

The Wind Comb XV (commonly known as Peine del Viento and El Peine del Viento, and erroneously as Peine de los Vientos) is a collection of sculptures by Eduardo Chillida on an architectural work of the Basque architect Luis Peña Ganchegui, is probably his most important and well known.

It is located at one end of La Concha Bay, at the end of Ondarreta beach in San Sebastian, Basque Country. It consists of three steel sculptures, embedded in the rocks overlooking the Cantabrian Sea, whose waves the whip.

Chillida continued working on the Peine del Viento series, which coincides with the formal aspect of his collection of stelae, and particularly with those dedicated to Picasso, Allende and Neruda.1

The work was completed in 1976. In addition to the sculptures, was conditioned area around them with a throughput of air and water are supplied by the waves breaking against the rocks and sculptures.

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