Giacometti


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

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Around the time these later works were made, Giacometti explained that in the intervening period his objective had remained the same: 'to copy exactly'.
De hecho, la radicalidad misma de las opciones de vida de Giacometti, su negativa categorica a asumir la posicion del artista exitoso y luego su irreductibilidad a los movimientos artisticos dominantes lo convierten tambien en "monstruo", es decir, en artista y hombre fuera de las normas.
Giacometti created Femme in 1928-29 and it was purchased by the painter Winifred Nicholson in the mid-1930s just as the European modern art movement began to influence British art.
Con todo, podemos establecer lazos sinteticos entre la variedad de expresiones observables a nuestro alrededor y asi ver puntos de encuentro entre, por ejemplo, un Henry Moore y un Giacometti, vinculos comunes mas alla de sus distintos condicionamientos y que, en el caso presente, vendrian a mostrar un deseo de iluminar ese primer estrato de lo humano fundido a lo arquetipico y expuesto en la obra de cada uno de ellos por el despertar de ese eterno femenino desde el que alumbrar nuevas formas y desde el que abrazar un perenne orden de ideas.
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.
of Birmingham, UK) examines the way French writers of poesie critique (not a sub-genre of art history or poetic writing, she notes, "poesie critique has been essential to the poetic practice of many twentieth-century writers") responded to the work of Swiss visual artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966).
Their victories brought his number of winners since January 1 to seven, a development that will have been welcomed by northern French farm Haras de Gruson, which is standing Alberto Giacometti for the first time this season at EUR1,500.
A life-sized bronze sculpture, made by Swiss artist, Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) has broken the record to become the most expensive work of art ever to sell at auction.
The question was answered early in the evening when the six-foot-tall Giacometti came up for sale.
How much did a life-size bronze sculpture by Alberto Giacometti sell for at auction?
An anonymous phone bidder took just eight minutes to seal the deal on L'Homme Qui Marche (Walking Man 1) by Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti.
The second artwork is a major monumental sculpture by Alberto Giacometti.
London, May 7 (ANI): An auction in New York witnessed a sheer lack of buyers for a painting by Picasso and a Giacometti sculpture, despite the fact that they had been expected to fetch up to 16million pounds each.
Two masterworks of art anchoring a major auction at Sotheby's -- Picasso painting and a Giacometti sculpture -- went unsold late Tuesday, as the spring auction season got off to a muted start.
Alberto Giacometti was one of the seminal sculptors of the 20th century.