Miguel Ortiz Berrocal

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Birthday
28, 1933
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
May 31, 2006 (72)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1933
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
May 31, 2006 (72)

About

Spanish sculptor known best for his Opus series of sculptures. He was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture.

Before Fame

As a boy, he made his own toys with recycled materials, even painting them himself.

Trivia

Many of his pieces are derived from mathematics and science.

Family Life

He married Maria Cristina Blais of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Braganza and they had two sons.

Associated With

He had his portrait done by Andy Warhol.