Francisco Gazitua is active/lives in Chile. Francisco Gazitua is known for public abstract steel, stone and wood sculpture.
Biography Francisco Gazitua
Chilean sculptor Francisco Gazitua creates monumental steel sculptures expressing his lifelong search for a "Language of Sculptures"; a search that can be described as research on the path to the identity and expressiveness of materials.
With his work in steel, stone, and wood, Francisco Gazitua intends to let the material speak in its primal form according to the way he works with it: "My wood comes from the forests around my granite quarry, where I live and work and recover rocks never before touched by human hands. Every piece of steel for my sculptures was modeled in the hot, red fire of the forge. I interpret the material."
Francisco Gazitua, who was born on September 29, 1944, defines his creative process as "functional
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