Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, 1901 - 1966)

Alberto Giacometti

Swiss | 1901 - 1966

Alberto Giacometti was a Swiss Impressionist & Modern artist who was born in 1901. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Museu Nacional d`Art de Catalunya have featured Alberto Giacometti's work in the past.Alberto Giacometti's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 11 USD to 141,285,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 141,285,000 USD for L'homme au doigt, sold at Christie's New York in 2015. Alberto Giacometti has been featured in articles for ArtDaily, The Art Newspaper and Kunstkritikk. The most recent article is Acquisitions of the Month: March 2024 written for Apollo in April 2024. The artist died in 1966.

Artist's alternative names: Giacometti

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Current Exhibitions

The William L. Richter Collection

Bruce Museum
Greenwich | Connecticut | USA
Apr 02,2023 - Apr 21,2024

...With Things as Things

Feb 23,2024 - Apr 30,2024


Acquisitions of the Month: March 2024
Swiss Dealer Eberhard Kornfeld Bequeathed Kirchner, Giacometti Works to Bern Kunstmuseum
Kunstmuseum Bern bequeathed five major paintings by Eberhard W. Kornfeld


..What followed these words is a fascinating account of Giacometti’s thoughts on sculpture; a testimony of his relentless pursuit to express truth in his work in a manner that is not limited to mere external...

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Luxembourg & Dayan, London

..Giacometti’s major undertaking was spurred and encouraged by the publisher Tériade, a close friend and supporter from the time he singled the artist out thirty years earlier in his role as art critic...

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Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong

..Giacometti began copying and assimilating ancient Egyptian art in his youth, and the reams of fascinating work thus produced permit viewers to eavesdrop on a conversation across the millennia, as well...

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Kunsthaus Zürich

..Giacometti tried himself in all contemporary spheres of art...

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Guggenheim Hermitage Museum

..“Invisible object” and Cube” (1934) became the last surrealistic sculptures by Giacometti...

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Guggenheim Hermitage Museum

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