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Juan Garaizabal

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Juan Garaizabal
Juan Garaizabal Marsans

(1971-03-20) 20 March 1971 (age 53)
Madrid, Spain
Known forSculptor

Juan Garaizabal (born 1971 in Madrid) is a Spanish plastic artist, Garaizabal's work encompasses drawings, sculpture, light and acoustic installations, video art, and engraving. According to the journal El País[1] Garaizabal is one of the most internationally renowned Spanish artists. The most visible part of his works are his monumental public sculptures. His "Urban Memories" structures, intertwining sculpture and illumination, are a recuperation of long-lost architectural elements occupying vacant, historical sites.[2]

Artistic history[edit]

Initially a conceptual artist, a large part of his work has been done by hand, using such techniques as forging, carpentry, electricity, plasticity, and masonry – all skills acquired through time and experimentation. As of 2008, his main studio is in Berlin, Germany, although he maintains another in Madrid, Spain and a third one in Miami, United States.

Public installations[edit]

Juan Garaizabal Memoria del Giardino
Havana's Balcony in Museum Park Miami


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