PUBLISHER
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12 in. / 296 pgs / 112 color / 53 bw.

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Pub Date
Out of print

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2002

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ISBN 9780870703393 TRADE
List Price: $65.00 CDN $75.00

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THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Alberto Giacometti

Edited and with Essays by Christian Klemm, Carolyn Lanchner, Tobia Bezzola and Anne Umland. Foreword by Glenn D. Lowry, Christoph Becker and Felix Bauman.

One hundred years after his birth and a generation after his death, Alberto Giacometti is recognized as one of the small group of modern masters who dominated art during much of the 20th century. This centennial volume both celebrates his achievement and reexamines his work, contributing to a more focused concentration on the art itself. The Swiss-born Giacometti was a supremely inventive sculptor as well as a painter and draftsman of the highest distinction. Included here are many of his early Cubist-influenced and Surrealist works, often slyly humorous and allusively erotic, as well as his masterful drawings and paintings, and the elongated sculptures of the human head and figure for which he is best known. The book's three essays provide a comprehensive view of Giacometti's work and its multiple levels of meaning, examining his Surrealist years; the artist's unique concept of inner and outer vision; and his career as a whole, in formal and other terms.
Alberto Giacometti

STATUS: Out of print | 4/1/2008

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Edited by Karole P.B. Vail, Megan Fontanella. Text by Valerie Fletcher, Catherine Grenier, Karole P.B. Vail.

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ISBN: 9780892075386 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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Giacometti: Pure Presence

GIACOMETTI: PURE PRESENCE

Text by Paul Moorhouse.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855145320 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 11/24/2015
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Alberto Giacometti: Works, Writings, Interviews

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI: WORKS, WRITINGS, INTERVIEWS

Text by Ángel González.

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434309500 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2007
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