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Giacometti: Critical Essays

Ashgate Publishing Group

Published June 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780754654469
Hardcover
240 pages
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Introduction, Peter Read- From vue datelier to vie datelier: 46 rue Hippolyte-Maindron and the beginnings of Giacometti, Jon Wood- Giacomettis objects: poetry, childhood and the neurotic theatre of projection, Michael Stone-Richards- Giacomettis break with surrealism: abstraction, Hegelianism and the communicating vase, Robin Spencer- Giacometti and the Kaufmann tomb, Casimiro di Crescenzo- Giacomettis Geneva period (1941-45): the birth of new sculpture, Thierry Dufrene- Giacometti and the basis of sculpture, Alex Potts- Alberto Giacometti, Michel Leiris and the myths of existentialism, Julia Kelly- From spectre to sceptre: Giacomettis sculpture in the writing of Francis Ponge, Peter Read- An unknown country: Isaku Yanaiharas Giacometti diaries, Akihiko Takeda- Giacometti in Fez, Sarah Wilson- Select bibliography- Index.