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Alberto Giacometti

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Alberto Giacometti was born in 1901 in Borgonovo (Switzerland). He learnt very early the painting with his father (Giovanni), then the sculpture to the School of the Arts and Professions by Geneva (1919-1920). He settled down in France (Paris) in 1922 ; his brother Diego joined him three years later. Giacometti finished learning in Antoine Bourdelle's studio. He made realistic paintings and . . .

11 work(s) available / 7 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Invitation card
Atelier la selette
Invitation cards II
Clbrer Giacometti
Portrait du clbre...
L'homme qui marche
Young woman
Invitation cards I
Invitation cards
DLM n148
Maeght issue
Intrieur au Pole
DLM n 233
Maeght issue

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* Alberto Giacometti, the complete graphics , Herbert C. Lust, Tudor Publishing Co., New York, 1970 * Drawings , J. Lord, New York Graphic Society, 1971 * L'oeuvre , C.R. en prparation, Association A. Giacometti / Voir A. Giacometti Database All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Alberto Giacometti, dessins , A. du Bouchet, Ed. Maeght, 1969
  • Alberto Giacometti , B. Lamarche-Vadel, Nouvelles ditions franaises, 1984
  • Un portrait par Giacometti , James Lord, Ed. Gallimard, 1991
  • Pierres pour Alberto Giacometti , M. Leiris, Ed. LEchoppe, Caen, 1991
  • A. G. - Biographie dune uvre , Yves Bonnefoy, Ed. Flammarion, 1991
  • A. G. - Sculptures, peintures, dessins , coll., cat. d'expo., Ed. MAM Paris, 1991
  • Alberto Giacometti , Jacques Dupin, Ed. Farrago, Tours, 1999
  • A. Giacometti , Vronique Wiesinger., coll. Dcouvertes, Ed. Gallimard, 2007
  • L'atelier d'A. Giacometti , V. Wiesinger., cat. d'expo., Ed. Centre G. Pompidou, 2007
  • A. Giacometti , coll., Ed. Muse d'art et d'histoire, Genve / Presses du rel, 2009
To read from the artist :
  • Ecrits , Ed. Hermann, Paris, 1990 / Ed. revue et augmente en 2007
  • Ecrits , nouvelle dition, Hermann Ed. Des sciences et des arts, 2008
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Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + ATELIER 17 / 1927-1965 / Anton Prinner, Mauricio Lasansky, Jacques Lipchitz, Mark Rothko, etc.
  • + MODERN SCULPTURE / 1930-1970 / William Kenneth Armiage, Constantin Brancusi, Anthony Caro, Naum Gabo, Pablo Gargallo, Isamu Noguchi, etc.
All art movements

See & discover

Beyond works currently in stock, it seemed to me useful to combine business with pleasure by letting you discover others works by artists in my gallery. These artworks, now sold or removed from our website, have been in our stock in the past.

These pages will undoubtedly make it possible for some of you to associate an image with its title or the other way round, for others it will be a good time to discover more on such and such artist. For the sake of confidentiality – the pieces being no longer available – we won't display neither their numbering or their price. For whatever reason, make sure to visit this amazing art database with to date 6441 online works just for your pleasure! Michelle Champetier