Essays Tagged: "Alberto Giacometti"

Modernism and examples from literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture.

nds Holding the Void". I found this peace of art work to be my favorite. This symbolic sculpture by Alberto Giacometti captivated the uncertainty of the modern world and the anguish this provokes in h ...

(3 pages) 185 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Giacometti: Depicting Reality and Existence

Man Pointing" is a life size bronze sculpture by Italian artist Alberto Giacometti (from the arguably Surrealist, or Expressionist periods). The sculpture reveals G ... . The artist developed a unique, stylized handling of surface, and form as a vehicle for expression.Alberto Giacometti was born October 1901 into an artistic family in a Swiss town near the Italian bo ... pieces. These works, usually in bronze, are considered his most remarkable and mature work.Figure 1-Alberto Giacometti "Man Pointing" 1947"Man Pointing" (Fig. 1) is a vertically oriented male figure t ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists