The current highest price statue is called "Pointing Man" that sold for $141,000,000.00 by the late artist Alberto Giacometti
1901-1966 The "Pointing Man" or "L'homme au doigt," is a life sized sculpture of a thin man in typical Giacometti style that was created by the Swiss artist in just one night, between midnight and nine the next morning.
He discusses the lives and personalities of Eileen Agar, Jean (Hans) Arp, Francis Bacon, Hans Bellmer, Victor Brauner, Andre Breton, Alexander Calder, Leonora Carrington, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Leonor Fini, Wilhelm Freddie, Alberto Giacometti
, Arshile Gorky, Wilfredo Lam, Conroy Maddox, Rene Magritte, Andre Masson, Roberto Matta, E.L.T.
Currently in US theaters, 'Final Portrait' centers on real-life figures, starring Geoffrey Rush (as temperamental Italian painter Alberto Giacometti
) and Armie Hammer (as American author James Lord).
Hangaram Design Museum of Seoul Arts Center presents Korea's first major retrospective of Alberto Giacometti
until April 15.
Its proportions, emphasizing height over width, evoke Alberto Giacometti
's work, but its posture lacks Giacometti's typical stiffness.
029 20 232199 FILM Final Portrait (15) In 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, American writer James Lord is asked by the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti
to sit for few days for a portrait.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO - 13 August 2017: Two lost drawings of one of the 20th century's greatest artists Alberto Giacometti
were found under a pile of dusty antiques, paintings and papers on Wednesday, August 9, at Eila Grahame auction, London.
AN enthralling drama about artist Alberto Giacometti
, played by Geoffrey Rush, when he agrees to paint a US art critic's portrait and forms and unlikely friendship with his subject.
1947-49, Alberto Giacometti
(1901-66), plaster, 43.6x9.2x61.6cm.
In 1997, an installation for Comme des Gargons's Tokyo flagship took cues from Alberto Giacometti
's 1932 sculpture "The Palace at 4 a.m." Two years later, a tabletop line commissioned by Hermes featured items shaped to be extra user-friendly, a riff on the original Hermes slogan "only the horse knows how the saddle fits." In another instance, antique glass photographic plates (she collects them as a hobby) became the outer shell of a chandelier that, when turned on, illuminates each snapshot, depicting scenes from bygone times.