Construcción Vacía

Sculpture in San Sebastián

Construccion Vacia (Jorge Oteiza)
CC BY-SA 2.0 / Simoncio

At the bottom of Monte Urgull on the Paseo Nuevo in San Sebastian is a sculpture by Jorge Oteiza called  Construcción Vacía or Empty Construction. Its slightly longer name is Empty construction with four negative-positive units. Acquired by the City Council in 2001, it was installed on the Paseo Nuevo in October 2002.

Jorge Oteizaa (1908–2003) was a renowned painter, sculptor and writer who was born and brought up close to San Sebastián.


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Visiting Construcción Vacía


24 Hours



Address: Jorge Oteiza: Construcción Vacía, Pasealeku Berria, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Duration: 20 minutes

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