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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966.
Alberto Giacometti, 1901-1966.
Edinburgh : National Galleries of Scotland, 1996
|Named Person:||Alberto Giacometti; Alberto Giacometti|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alberto Giacometti; Toni Stooss; Patrick Elliott; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain); Kunsthalle Wien.
|Notes:||Published for the exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, 1 June-22 Sept. 1996; also held at the Kunsthalle Vienna 24 Feb.-5 May, 1996 and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 9 Oct. 1996-1 Jan. 1997.|
|Description:||192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.|
|Contents:||Alberto Giacometti in Vienna and Edinburgh --
Alberto Giacometti: An Introduction / Patrick Elliott --
Giacometti's Paintings / Valerie J. Fletcher --
'Drawing is the Basis of All the Arts', or: Is Drawing Really the Basis of Giacometti's Art? / Reinhold Hohl --
Giacometti: Artist and Revolutionary / Casimiro Di Crescenzo --
Alberto at Work / James Lord --
Catalogue / Patrick Elliott.
|Responsibility:||Toni Stooss and Patrick Elliott [exhibition curators].|
exhibition include many of Giacometti's greatest and best-known pieces, as well as rarely-seen Surrealist sculptures and previously unrecorded works. All are reproduced - eighty as full page colour plates. The fully illustrated essays, written by some of the world's leading Giacometti scholars, bring together remarkable new research and make this book an invaluable introduction to the artist's life and work.