Arts Art History Artists G Giacometti, Alberto
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Swiss sculptor and painter, son of the impressionist painter Giovannia Giacometti. In the 1930s and thereafter, he created highly original sculptures of elongated, emaciated human figures, usually in bronze. Giacometti's haunting images have been described as perfect expressions of existentialist pessimism.
Alberto Giacometti Foundation
Presents a collection of his works at the Kunsthaus Zürich, includes a biography and information towards the foundation.
Alberto Giacometti: Drawings
Article analyzing how drawing allowed Giacometti to engage in an intimate relationship with his subject. By Peter Freeman at the Brooklyn Rail.
The Art Story: Alberto Giacometti
Comprehensive biography covering his early training, mature and late periods, including his legacy.
Artchive: Alberto Giacometti
Text from Edward Lucie-Smith, and links to images on the web.
Artcyclopedia: Alberto Giacometti
Links to works by the artist in art museum sites and image archives worldwide.
Find A Grave - Alberto Giacometti
Location and pictures of the Swiss artist's grave including a biography.
Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti
Official website towards Giacometti's foundation.
Gagosian Gallery - Alberto Giacometti
Information regarding the artist's exhibition “Giacometti in Switzerland”.
Guggenheim: Alberto Giacometti
Background information on seven of his artworks including 'Spoon Woman' and 'Piazza'.
Kunsthaus Zürich - Alberto Giacometti
Features a biography alone with his early, surreal and mature work.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Background information on one of his artworks 'Three Men Walking II'.
Modernism with Its Throat Cut
Review by John Haber on Giacometti's life.
MoMA Collection: Alberto Giacometti
Interactive gallery including background information on his artworks.
MoMA Collection: Alberto Giacometti
Collection of the Swiss artist since 1923.
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
Presents a biography along with a gallery showing Giacometti's work. Content available in English as in Spanish.
National Gallery of Art - Alberto Giacometti
Features a list of the Swiss artist's work such as sculptors, drawings and prints.
Tate Collection: Alberto Giacometti
Works by the sculptor including historical notes.
Wikipedia: Alberto Giacometti
Encyclopedia article covering his artistic contribution and historical perspectives.
The Guardian - Giacometti
Article focused on the statue breaks auction record with £65m sale. (February 03, 2010)

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