It’s not every beach stroll that leads to a modernist masterpiece, let alone one set in the sea amid crashing waves.After a bracing walk along the esplanade beside Ondarreta Beach in San Sebastián, Spain, Andrew Ferren coaxed his family to keep going until they arrived at the western edge of La Concha Bay. There, anchored into the rocks and bashed by waves, was 20th-century Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillida’s “El Peine del Viento” (the Comb of the Wind): three 9-ton, rust-covered sculptures. They resembled monumental claws or talons reaching out, trying to connect — a potent symbol of Basque endurance over the centuries.
Source: In the Basque region of Spain: Art, culture and a puppy that blooms
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