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Philip Aguirre y Otegui

°1961, Schoten (BE) - lives and works in Antwerp (BE)

Philip Aguirre y Otegui's work is strongly engaged and humanistic. Aguirre’s sculptures are mostly made from traditional materials such as bronze, terracotta, wood, clay and plaster. They consistently reflect a profound sense of human tragedy, with Aguirre drawing frequent inspiration from political events, and above all from conflicts linked to migration and the human being as refugee.

Philip Aguirre y Otegui has had solo exhibitions in venues such as Mu.ZEE, Ostend; Middelheim Museum, Antwerp; Centre d’Art Contemporain,Rabat; and Casa Unesco,Quito. Group exhibitions include the Ireland's Biennial 2016, Limerick; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; La Bienal de Dakar,Senegal; and M HKA, Antwerp. 

You can discover more of Philip Aguirre y Otegui's work on his own website