A short exploring the craft of the great Urugayan sculptor Pablo Atchugarry, his studio on the Lake Como and his passion for the Carrara marble.
Production company CHRISTIE'S AUDIOVISUAL DEPARTMENT
Head Producer KAT MANSOOR
Editor BENJAMIN HUGUET
Covered in marble dust, the Uruguayan sculptor breaks off from his labours in his adopted home of Lecco on the shores of Lake Como to talk Carrara marble and Michelangelo. Works by Atchugarry are offered in New York, 21-22 November 2017.
Encouraged to pursue an artistic career from a young age, Uruguayan artist Pablo Atchugarry executed his first sculptures in cement and iron in the 1970s. The Montevideo-born sculptor began working in marble in 1979, following his first solo show in Lecco, Italy, a year earlier, and exhibitions in several European cities. In 1982, he carved his first monumental sculpture in Carrara marble.