Street art

There are many ways to enjoy art outside the museums and churches. The regions towns offer a chance to see numerous works of art created by native and foreign artists. We will explore the creations of Oteiza, Chillida, Alberdi, Larrañaga, Lopetegi and Juaristi while passing through the streets of our towns.

Monolith in memory of lehendakari Agirre

This monolith located in the Plaza de la Ikurriña (2004) has a bronze bas-relief with the image of lehendakari Agirre.

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  • Author Xebas Larrañaga (1962)
  • Town Azkoitia

Aita Mari eta itsasoa (Aita Mari and the sea)

It can be seen at the entrance to the Aita Mari cinema-theater. (1991)

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  • Author Aitor Mendizabal (1949)
  • Town Zumaia

Bust of Aita Mari

The bust which is a tribute to the sailor, Aita Mari is located next to the Alondegia cultural centre. Aita Mari became a hero and a symbol of Basque seamen as he saved the lives of many fishermen.

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  • Author -
  • Town Zumaia

Amatasuna (Motherhood)

A big sculpture commissioned by the Council of Azpeitia (2005). Sculpted with Carrara marble, this tribute to motherhood can be seen at avenida de Loiola.

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  • Author Xebas Larrañaga (1962)
  • Town Azpeitia

Face collage

This mural that mixes photographic and pictorial techniques can be seen at an industrial building in calle Juin.

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  • Author Udane Juaristi (1985)
  • Town Azkoitia

Bust of Balendin Olano

Bronze sculpture and tablet to commemorate the bicentenary of the death of well-known politician and speaker from Azkoitia. It is located in Bizkargi Musika Eskolako park, in calle Xabier Munibe Zuhaiztia.

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  • Author Jose Lopetegi (1896-xxxx)
  • Town Azkoitia

Batarrabi

A work devoted by Jorge Oteiza (1908-2003) to the town of his ancestors (his father was born in Azkoitia), on the occasion of the 675 anniversary of the founding of the town.

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  • Author Jorge Oteiza (1908-2003)
  • Town Azkoitia

Tribute to Beobide

The work which pays tribute to the sculptor from Zumaia, Julio Beobide. (1891-1969) is located in Paseo Axular.

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  • Author Joxemari Herrera (1962)
  • Town Zumaia

Sculpture in memory of Diego García

A real size sculpture which pays tribute to Diego García, the late athlete from Azkoitia. (2002)

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  • Author Xebas Larrañaga (1962)
  • Town Azpeitia

Elkarrizketa

A sculpture ensemble composed of seven parts made of zinc that "speak" to each other can be seen in the Gernika park.

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  • Author Iñaki Olazabal (1959)
  • Town Zumaia

Emakume (Woman)

An abstract sculpture in bronze which pays tribute to women. Located in the roundabout of the sports centre.

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  • Author Xebas Larrañaga (1962)
  • Town Azkoitia

Monument-Tibute to San Ignacio de Loyola

Altzairuzko eskultura (2000). Loiolako Santutegiaren aurrean.

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  • Author Eduardo Chillida (1924-2002)
  • Town Azpeitia

Euskal Herriari

Euskal Herriari (1996): this steel sculpture was the last big work created by the artist. It is located in Trenbidearen Zumardia gardens.

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  • Author Jose Manuel Alberdi Elorza (1922-2008)
  • Town Azkoitia

Forjador (Blacksmith)

Blacksmith: bronze sculpture at the Landeta roundabout.

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  • Author Antonio Oteiza (1962)
  • Town Azpeitia

Geltoki bat, bi aulki eta mila istorio asma ditzake tristurak (Sadness can invent a season, two chairs and a thousand stories)

This sculpture of figurative nature nestled in the port of Zumaia reflects the memory of the people.

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  • Author Jabier Elorriaga (1959)
  • Town Zumaia

Lur Haizea

The grey granite sculpture by Lastur is located at the entry to the Itzurun beach. It mixes well with the shape of the rocks creating a new zoomorphic stratum of large dimensions. (1994)

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  • Author Koldobika Jauregi (1959)
  • Town Zumaia

Monument to Amity

It is located in a place which previously housed the Hospital and House of Mercy in avenida Julio Urkijo.

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  • Author Jose Manuel Alberdi Elorza (1922-2008)
  • Town Azkoitia

New York Shop

Argazkigintza eta margolaritza uztartzen dituen teknika mistoa erabilita sortutako collage ikusgarri hau Julio Urkijo etorbidean dago.

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  • Author Udane Juaristi (1985)
  • Town Azkoitia

Nicolas de Armentia

Kukuherri hostel, the old convent of Torria (Barrio de Altamira, 5)

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  • Author Antonio Oteiza (1962)
  • Town Azkoitia

Count of Peñaflorida

'Peñafloridako kontea' (1992): This stone and bronze sculpture is located in the gardens of Bizkargi Musika Eskola (Gaztan-Enea). It was commission of the Council of Azkoitia to pay tribute to the founder of the Royal Society of Friends of the Basque Country.

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  • Author Xebas Larrañaga (1962)
  • Town Azkoitia

San Ignacio de Loiola

In the park inside Sanctuary of Loiola.

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  • Author Antonio Oteiza (1962)
  • Town Azpeitia

Urola

Mixed technique mural-collage (photography and painting) located in one of the tunnels of the Urola Greenway.

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  • Author Udane Juaristi (1985)
  • Town Azkoitia

Zutabea

'Zutabea' (2003): bronze monolith in avenida Artzubia, in front of the bullring.

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  • Author Antonio Oteiza (1962)
  • Town Azpeitia
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