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Uniform Title Giacometti (Guggenheim Museum Publications).
Title Giacometti / edited by Megan Fontanella, Karole P.B. Vail ; with contributions by Valerie J. Fletcher, Catherine Grenier.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Guggenheim Museum Publications, [2018]


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Description 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
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Exhibitions Published on the occasion of the exhibition Giacometti, co-organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, and the Fondation Giacometti, Paris.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-157).
Summary This comprehensive survey of the work of the Swiss-born modern master Alberto Giacometti offers a fresh and incisive account of his creative output. Published on the occasion of Giacometti's first major museum presentation in the US in over a decade, the volume brings together nearly 200 sculptures, paintings and drawings to trace the artist's wide-ranging and innovative engagement with the human form across various mediums. While Giacometti may be best known for his distinct figurative sculptures that emerged after World War II, including a series of elongated standing women, striding men and expressive busts, this volume devotes equal attention to the artist's early and midcareer development. It explores his lesser-known engagement with Cubism and Surrealism as well as African, Oceanic and Cycladic art, while also highlighting his remarkable talents as a draftsman and painter alongside his sculptural oeuvre. Of particular focus is Giacometti's studio practice, in addition to historical photographs documenting his relationship with the Guggenheim Museum - which hosted the artist's first US museum exhibition, in 1955 - and with New York City. Exhibition: Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA (8.6. - 12.9.2018).
Subject Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966 -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Fontanella, Megan M, editor.
Vail, Karole P. B, editor.
Fletcher, Valerie J, contributor.
Grenier, Catherine, contributor.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, organizer.
Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, organizer.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, host institution.
ISBN 9780892075386 (hardcover)
0892075384 (hardcover)

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