Alberto Giacometti

(suisse, 1901 - 1966)

männerbüste und zwei köpfe by alberto giacometti

Alberto Giacometti

Männerbüste und zwei Köpfe, 1965

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paris sans fin by alberto giacometti

Alberto Giacometti

Paris sans fin, 1958

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Born in Borgovono, Switzerland
1919 - 1920
Studied at the Beaux-Arts and at the School of Arts et Metiers in Geneva, Switzerland
1922 - 1924
Moved to Paris, France
Signed a contract with Pierre Loeb
1935 - 1947
Decided to stop showing his work
Awarded the grand prize for sculpture at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Died in Chur, Switzerland


Alberto Giacometti und Fritz Glarner, Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Ziegler SA, Zurich, Switzerland
Modern Times: responding to chaos - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
Alberto Giacometti: Painted Portraits, Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, New York, NY USA (solo)
2009 - 2010
Retrospective, Alberto Giacometti, Musée Rath. Geneve, Switzerland (solo)
Giacometti, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland (solo)
Cézanne + Beyond, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
In Pursuit of the Masters: Stories from the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Skulptur! Galerie Beck & Eggeling, Dusseldorf, Germany
Once Upon a Time, Yvon Lambert - Paris, Paris, France
En perspective, Giacometti , Musée des Beaux Arts de Caen, Caen, France (solo)
L'atelier d'Alberto Giacometti, Collections de la Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
Alberto Giacometti, l’oeuvre gravé. Collections de la Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti et de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, site Richelieu, Paris, France (solo)
Ferroni, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
The Mirror and the Mask: Portraiture in the Age of Picasso, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
Classics, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
Alberto Giacometti – Isaku Yanaihara, The Museum of Modern Art of Kamakura, Japan; The Museum of Modern Art of Hayama, Hayama, Japon; The Hyogo Prefectural museum, Kobe, Japon; The Kawakura Memorial Museum, Sakura (Chiba), Japon
BIG BANG, Centre Pompidou - Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
Alberto Giacometti au Donjon de Vez. Chefs-d’oeuvre de la Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Donjon de Vez, France (solo)
Bodies Past and Present: The Figurative Tradition in the Nasher Collection, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Variable States: Three Masterworks of Modern Sculpture, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
The Women of Giacometti, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY
An Impressionist Eye, Nevada museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
Giacometti : Paris sans fin, Musée Jenisch, Vevey, France (solo)
From Rodin to Calder: Masterworks of Modern Sculpture from the Nasher Collection, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX (solo)
Paris 1945 bis 1965. Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Germany

Collections publiques

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Wright State University Art Galleries, Dayton, OH
Meadows Museum, Dallas, TX
Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art, Sturgeon Bay, WI