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 (jä-kə-mĕt′ē, -kō-mĕt′tē), Alberto 1901-1966.
Swiss sculptor, painter, and surrealist who is best known for his elongated sculptures of human figures, such as Walking Man (1960).


(Italian dʒakoˈmetti)
(Biography) Alberto (alˈbɛrto). 1901–66, Swiss sculptor and painter, noted particularly for his long skeletal statues of isolated figures


(ˌdʒɑ kəˈmɛt i)

Alberto, 1901–66, Swiss artist.
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Noun1.Giacometti - Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
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One of them, whom I by no means thought the best, has given us a play, known to all the world, which I am almost ready to think with Zola is the greatest play of modern times; or if it is not so, I should be puzzled to name the modern drama that surpasses "La Morte Civile" of Paolo Giacometti.
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The product of a collaboration between Tate and the Fondation Giacometti in Paris, the exhibition is, as its publicity claims, the first retrospective for 20 years.
La apasionante amistad artistica entre el pintor Pablo Picasso y el escultor Alverto Giacometti ha sido revelado por vez primera en una exposicion, la que alojo hasta el domingo 5 el Museo Picasso de paris.
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Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on Femme by Alberto Giacometti to try to save the plaster sculpture for the nation.
La obra de Giacometti nos confronta con nosotros mismos desde una aproximacion eidetica en lo que respecta al curso inicial de su trayectoria.
4 million (PS115 million), and a work by Alberto Giacometti became the most expensive sculpture, at $141.
4 million dollars (PS115 million), and a work by Alberto Giacometti became the most expensive sculpture, at 141.