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Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)

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Hugh Gibson, of Thomas Gibson Fine Art, whose father knew Giacometti, comments: 'This can only be good for the market.
4 million dollars (PS115 million), and a work by Alberto Giacometti became the most expensive sculpture, at 141.
Criterium de Saint-Cloud winner Poliglote, sire of Tuesday's leading Stan James Supreme Novices' Hurdle hope Spirit Son, has led the charge in France for some time and there now also appears to be a bright future for Alberto Giacometti, a stallion bred on the Sadler's Wells-Darshaan cross who also landed his biggest win in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud.
Writing art; French literary responses to the work of Alberto Giacometti.
For the dissident side, Giacometti gave inspired plastic expression to Georges Bataille's concepts of bassesse and informe--terms glossed with stunning succinctness and force in Alisa Baremboym's Leakage Industries: Clear Conduit, 2012.
In 1951, the year Giacometti executed Le Chat , the artist had his first solo exhibition at Galerie Maeght, Paris.
Although less known, Giacometti was also a painter, and his monochromatic works, often done in tones of gray and featuring a single human figure, are stripped down of detail and haunting in their spareness.
PARIS SANS FIN (Endless Paris), a book containing 150 lithographs of a personal history of the city, was published three years after the death of artist and sculptor Alberto Giacometti.
Having enjoyed a vogue in Britain towards the end of his life, the Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) is perhaps now almost in need of rediscovery.
The Cult of the Artist" (through February 15), celebrating such artists as Joseph Beuys, Caspar David Friedrich, Alberto Giacometti, Martin Kippenberger, Paul Klee, Jeff Koons, Hans von Marees, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Andy Warhol, and, indirectly, the Pharaonic sculptor Thutmose.
Beginning May 11, artnet Auctions will present 60 modern and contemporary works of art by artists including Damien Hirst, Alberto Giacometti, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.
Three Giacometti sculptures also saw strong prices.
There was none of the drama of last February, when Sotheby's sold a Giacometti statue for a new world record auction price, but art sales this month in London banished immediate concerns about a boom-and-bust cycle.
Among the lots on offer, were works by renowned artists, Ferdinand Hodler, Giovanni Giacometti and Felix Vallotton--all leading representatives of the innovative and avant-garde style of 20th-century Swiss art.
The question was answered early in the evening when the six-foot-tall Giacometti came up for sale.