Tag Archives: Alberto Giacometti

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Alberto Giacometti, L'Homme au doigt, 1947, bronze. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Steven A. Cohen Revealed as Buyer of $141.3 M. Giacometti Sculpture

Hedge fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen was the secret buyer who purchased Alberto Giacometti’s L’Homme au doigt (1947) for $141.3 million at Christie’s, Page Six reported earlier today. The six-foot-tall bronze sculpture, which now holds the record for the most … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale News
Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy.


Vervoordt Foundation, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia Will Examine ‘Universal Proportions’ in Venice Biennale Show

The Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia will present a show called “PROPORTIO” at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice, which will run from May 9 through November 22. This fifth edition of their biennial … Read More


Giacometti’s Legacy

After years of feuding, Giacometti experts and heirs are now united, moving ahead with a catalogue raisonné and planning the Institut Giacometti Read More

Looking at Art
Giacometti’s bronze Grande femme debout I (Tall standing woman 1), 1960, bronze. WEXNER FAMILY COLLECTION; ART ©2014 ALBERTO GIACOMETTI ESTATE/LICENSED BY VAGA AND ARS, NEW YORK, NY

Pinched, Poked, and Prodded Profiles of Giacometti’s Sculptures

Giacometti’s sculptures give form to fleeting perceptions Read More


Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More


Cross Current: Byzantine Connections at the Menil

Crucifixions and reflections from then and now in a show linking present and past Read More


A Gambler with Guts

A new book recounts how Ernst Beyeler became one of the world’s most powerful modern-art dealers Read More