PUBLISHER
JRP|Ringier

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 280 pgs / 50 color / 100 duotone / 60 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2010 p. 69   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783037640609 TRADE
List Price: $45.00 CDN $60.00

AVAILABILITY
Out of stock

BROWSE THE 2019 FALL CATALOG

Preview our Fall 2019 catalog, featuring more than 500 new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.

  

JRP|RINGIER

Alberto Giacometti: Retrospective

Edited by Nadia Schneider. Text by Donat Rütiman, Thierry Dufrêne, Casimiro Di Crescenzo.

Swiss-born sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) is best known for the bronzes of ghostly and attenuated figures that made him a key member of the Surrealist movement. This retrospective focuses on the artist's so-called “crisis period” after 1935 and during the Second World War, which coincided with a larger critical juncture for modernism itself. In 1936, Giacometti began to concentrate his attention on the human head, focusing on the model's gaze, and eventually giving his sculptures an extruded appearance. The artist's paintings and drawings underwent a parallel transformation, his heavily reworked figures appearing increasingly emaciated and at a remove from their surroundings. Examining more than 100 key works, the contributors to this volume revisit Giacometti in the light of this “crisis period”; essays by Donat Rütiman, Casimiro Di Crescenzo and Thierry Dufr'ne provide reexaminations of the artist's contribution from a contemporary perspective.
Alberto Giacometti: Retrospective

STATUS: Out of stock

Temporarily out of stock pending additional inventory.

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Alberto Giacometti and the Perception of Reality

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI AND THE PERCEPTION OF REALITY

Text by Patrick de Vries.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775745277
USD $60.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 9/17/2019
Forthcoming


Giacometti

GIACOMETTI

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

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780892075386
USD $55.00
| CAN $72.5

Pub Date: 6/26/2018
Active | In stock



print icon


arrow back


arrow next


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com