Alberto Giacometti forged a singular path within European modernism, restlessly seeking a new language for sculpture as a “double of reality”. Today, his elongated, pared-down figures have become iconic. Moderna Museet’s latest exhibition Giacometti – Face to Face is the first large-scale presentation of Giacometti’s work in Sweden in over twenty years and Moderna Museet’s Director Gitte Ørskou predicts the exhibition to be a future classic.
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Alberto Giacometti. A Retrospective, an exhaustive exhibition of more than 200 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, throughout 40 years of his artistic output. The show offers a unique perspective on the artist’s oeuvre, with a particular focus on the extraordinary […]
From June 8 to September 12, 2018, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present the work of the Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966)—the first major museum exhibition in the United States in more than 15 years dedicated to the Swiss-born artist. Installed within the museum’s rotunda, Giacometti examines this preeminent modernist who is renowned for the distinctive […]
Following a sensational launch at the Tate Modern in London, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec is proud to announce with great fanfare the North American premiere in Québec City of the Alberto Giacometti exhibition. From February 8 to May 13, 2018, visitors can discover this major retrospective presented by Desjardins in the Pierre […]
Alberto Giacometti and the etruscan masterpiece The Shadow of the night
Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Guarnacci Museum, Volterra, Italy
28 September – 3 November 2013
From 28th September to 13th October 2013 the Palazzo Magnani Foundation presents an incredible event involving two icons of the history of arts, The Shadow of the night, an Etruscan masterpiece dating from the 3rd Century b. C., and Femme debout (1956) by Alberto Giacometti, a historical master of the 1900s, within a strongly evocative exhibition. Moreover, the event will continue at the Guarnacci Etruscan Museum in Volterra from 26th October to 3rd November 2013.
New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Dates: May 10–September 8, 2013
This summer the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will explore a particularly rich facet of its twentieth-century collection with an exhibition celebrating the spirited trends in abstraction embraced among international artists working in Europe between the world wars.