Alberto Giacometti, Man Pointing, 1947 © Alberto Giacometti Estate, ACS/DACS, 2017.

"Alberto Giacometti" at Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom.

On view May 10 through September 10, 2017.

Tate Modern presents the UK’s first major retrospective of Alberto Giacometti for 20 years.

Celebrated as a sculptor, painter and draughtsman, Giacometti’s distinctive elongated figures are some of the most instantly recognisable works of modern art. This exhibition reasserts Giacometti’s place alongside the likes of Matisse, Picasso, and Degas as one of the great painter-sculptors of the twentieth century. Through unparalleled access to the extraordinary collection and archive of the Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris, Tate Modern’s ambitious and wide-ranging exhibition brings together over 250 works. It includes rarely seen plasters and drawings which have never been exhibited before and showcases the full evolution of Giacometti’s career across five decades, from early works such as Head of a Woman [Flora Mayo] 1926 to iconic bronze sculptures such as Walking Man I 1960.

The exhibition is organized by Tate Modern and Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris.


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