"I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality… to protect myself." - Alberto Giacometti

"I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality… to protect myself." - Alberto Giacometti by Gordon Parks

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI - "Diego" (1953)  Huile sur toile (100 x 80)

Alberto Giacometti Diego 1953 “My colleagues admonish me, ‘paint with colors!’ Isn’t gray a color, too?

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Head of Diego II. - Alberto Giacometti (note composition of paint stopping just below neck, forming arch)

Giacometti. one of the most beautiful drawings I've ever seen

Alberto Giacometti (Switzerland) Week like the way he has drawn the body as a series of flat planes. This captures the depth of the body really successfully and the gesture of the figure is described well.

Alberto Giacometti, ‘Standing Woman’ c.1958-9, cast released by the artist 1964 or as my nephew said "it's a pretty statue"

Alberto Giacometti ‘Standing Woman’, cast released by the artist 1964 © The Estate of Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Giacometti, Pa.

Alberto Giacometti. Homme qui chavire/ Falling Man. 1950. Bronze, 60 x 22 x 36 cm. Avignon, Musée Calvet (Depot Musée d’Orsay).

Alberto Giacometti Homme qui chavire/Falling Man 1950 Bronze, 60 x 22 x 36 cm “Space does not exist, it has to be created… Every sculpture based on the assumption that space exists is wrong;

An Immaterial Drawing in Space: Alberto Giacometti's The Palace at 4 a.m. (1933)  http://socks-studio.com/2017/10/22/an-immaterial-drawing-in-space-alberto-giacomettis-the-palace-at-4-a-m-1933/  A 1933 sculpture by Alberto Giacometti, The Palace at 4 a.m. relates to "a period of six months passed in the presence of a woman who, concentrating all life in herself, transported my every moment into a state of enchantment. We constructed a fantastical palace in the night—a very fragile palace of…

An Immaterial Drawing in Space: Alberto Giacometti's The Palace at 4 a.m. (1933) http://socks-studio.com/2017/10/22/an-immaterial-drawing-in-space-alberto-giacomettis-the-palace-at-4-a-m-1933/ A 1933 sculpture by Alberto Giacometti, The Palace at 4 a.m. relates to "a period of six months passed in the presence of a woman who, concentrating all life in herself, transported my every moment into a state of enchantment. We constructed a fantastical palace in the night—a very fragile palace of…

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