Alberto Giacometti
Swiss, 1901-1966
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High auction record
$141m, Christie's, 2015
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Giacometti,
Guggenheim Museum
Alberto Giacometti. A Retrospective,
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
2015
Giacometti: Pure Presence,
National Portrait Gallery

Alberto Giacometti is best known for his elongated, withered representations of the human form, including his 1960 sculpture Walking Man I, which in 2010 broke the record for a work of art at auction at $104.3 million. After experimenting with Cubism and Surrealism in forms influenced by primitive art, psychoanalytic …

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