Juan Garaizabal

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Juan Garaizabal
Memoria Urbana Berlin.jpg
Juan Garaizabal Marsans

(1971-03-20) 20 March 1971 (age 50)
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] one of the most international Spanish Artist. The most visible part of his work 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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