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Giacometti

Alberto . 1901--66, Swiss sculptor and painter, noted particularly for his long skeletal statues of isolated figures
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Top team Giulia Luongo, Fausto Rea, Emilio Giacometti and Tony Macera
1917-18), is a wonderful small painted plaster made when Giacometti was aged around 16.
Esa conversacion inaudita fue filmada en 1957, seis anos despues de la ruptura de los lazos amistosos que unieron a Alberto Giacometti y Pablo Picasso a lo largo de dos decadas.
Alberto Giacometti (1901-66) is known as one of the most important Surrealist sculptors of the period and his LHomme qui Marche I (Walking Man I) sculpture fetched a record 65 million at auction in 2010.
Podemos, en este sentido, decir que Giacometti dota de un caracter de completitud a su creacion mas alla de los acontecimientos, llamemosles, externos de su biografia, y que si por una parte episodios como en primer lugar la Segunda Guerra Mundial determinaron obviamente su trabajo dejando como resultado una reduccion sistematica de sus modelos--un erosionado de los mismos-, no podemos por otra parte dejar de comprender este conflicto belico como consecuencia de una dinamica de mayor amplitud de la que participa el artista y cuya fuerza determina mas incisivamente si cabe--pues se proyecta de modo constante y en toda esfera vitalsus pulsiones creativas.
The Picasso and the Giacometti prices included the auction house's premium.
NEW YORK -- New York City's spring art auctions get underway Tuesday with works by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Vincent Van Gogh and other impressionist, modern and contemporary artists.
It's an astute, even politic, choice, since Surrealism's orthodox and dissident factions both laid claim to the wood, metal, and plaster premonitions Giacometti produced during his brief but fevered Surrealist phase.
Writing art; French literary responses to the work of Alberto Giacometti.
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.
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.
Three Giacometti sculptures also saw strong prices.