Alberto Giacometti Pair of candle holders , Sale Date: For the catalogue, Giacometti compiled an illustrated, annotated list of his sculptures since the Surrealist period. Contact Client Service info christies. Genet derived an emblematic text from these sittings, The Studio of Giacometti , published in It proposes a bold synthesis of the formal vocabulary of the primitive arts and the innovations of modern sculpture. From woodcuts to lithographs and originals vs editions. After experimenting with Cubism and Surrealism in forms influenced by primitive art, psychoanalytic theory, and toys, Giacometti broke from Surrealism and began his radical revision of the representational tradition in sculpture.
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John Minton Portrait of Kevin Maybury The sculptor explored various modelling techniques and progressed from working in facets to a more expressive manner that prefigured his mature style. December 9, Auction Closed. Lithograph by Renato Guttuso Bid now. Signed CHR and with thumb mark on verso.
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She called herself Caroline and she was 21 years old whilst the artist was While at secondary school in Schiers, near Chur —19 , he developed his drawing style primarily through portraiture. Giacometti underwent stomach surgery in , and his mother died in After going through periods of Surrealism and Cubism , Giacometti established his unique aesthetic style with stark, thin figurative sculptures and expressive portraits made through intense observation. The sitter is the artist's brother Diego.
Alberto Giacometti Nude with flowers , Sale Date: December 1, Auction Closed. Image 36 x 37 cm on BFK Rives wove Live Auction Live Bid! Signed, titled and dated in pencil in the margin; copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the