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In Giacometti's studio

Author: Michael Peppiatt; Alberto Giacometti
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2010.
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"This deeply engaging book focuses on one of the most evocative and influential spaces in twentieth-century art: the tiny, ramshackle studio behind Montparnasse where the great sculptor Alberto Giacometti lived and worked from the late 1926 until his death. For nearly forty years, this chaotic but visually riveting space was the absolute centre of Giacometti's world, as well as a magnet for a whole generation of  Read more...
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Named Person: Alberto Giacometti; Alberto Giacometti; Alberto Giacometti; Alberto Giacometti; Alberto Giacometti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Peppiatt; Alberto Giacometti
ISBN: 9780300093933 0300093934
OCLC Number: 607977500
Description: 220 p. : ill. ; 33 cm.
Contents: Journeying towards Giacometti : a memoir. Letters of introduction ; Entering the labyrinth ; How Giacometti changed my life --
Giacometti's studio before the war. 46 rue Hippolyte ; The importance of being surrealist ; Reality and exile --
Giacometti's studio in post-war Paris. Watchman, what of the night? ; Becoming Giacometti ; The residue of a vision.
Responsibility: Michael Peppiatt.

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Introduces the reader to the creative chaos of the tiny Parisian studio of the great sculptor Alberto Giacometti, from the moment he and his brother, Diego, arrived in 1927, with all their  Read more...

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"Insightful ... [and] highly personal, ... [Peppiatt's] vivid account brings to life one of the most consequential spaces in 20th century art history."-Stephen May, ARTnews -- Stephen May ARTnews Read more...

 
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