Alberto Giacometti: One Of The Most Important Sculptors Of The 20th Century | Perspective

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    Actor Stanley Tucci explores the life and work of his favourite artist, Alberto Giacometti, gaining a remarkable insight into the man he has based his 2017 movie Final Portrait around.
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appletongallery +93
appletongallery

A flaw in this doc is that they don’t talk about the importance of Diego Giacometti who was Alberto’s tireless studio assistant and the caster of all of his sculptures. Without Diego’s dedication many of Alberto’s sculptures would not exist.

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appletongallery
appletongallery

@Josef Gatti What is YOUR perspective on Diego’s contribution to Alberto’s career?

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Josef Gatti
Josef Gatti

Every doc has its own perspective. Otherwise, all docs would be identical and boring.

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Andrea Andrea
Andrea Andrea

@DRKLANGWG ...so, who would you have speak in his stead?

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Stacy Giauque
Stacy Giauque

(Annette who?)

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Elisabeth Kosters +16
Elisabeth Kosters

This was wonderful. My high school art history teacher introduced us to the work of Giacometti and I was blown over by it. Later I saw one of his 'walking men' at the (Pei-built) East Wing of the National Art Gallery in DC. And I have been to the Galerie Maeght, which is jaw dropping. Thank you Stanley Tucci, my evening is now perfect.

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ola infree +6
ola infree

I have always been fascinated by the works of Giacometti that I have seen. The words "essence" and "distilled" repeatedly are noted about his works. They leave one without words to express their power.

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A +12
A

It’s amazing how people are conditioned to love something…they are shown anything and they become mesmerized if critics use fancy descriptions. How many people have the courage to just openly not like something ? Some artists are a little disturbed mentally and they manifest their condition in their art and some people are supposed to be in awe.

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Roberto Todaro
Roberto Todaro

You are making a point about what I myself question all the time!!!!!thank u,if you look at some modern art it doest seem to be done by anyone older than 5yrs old,or like you said mental problems,I 👍Cy Twombly omg look at his work,one line a scribble is worth 10 million dollars, it's not right I just think it's who you know,and how much money your family has helps

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Roger Albert
Roger Albert

Does that mean you don't like Giacometti's work?

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A
A

Yeah,ok…

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Elsa Jones
Elsa Jones

In the eye of the beholder..........only followers betray their own heart

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Mahmood Siddiqui +8
Mahmood Siddiqui

Excellent documentary. The story of Giacometti is told in such a beautiful way. Thank you, Stanley. I can't wait to watch the film.

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Tony Miller +17
Tony Miller

🧑🏽‍🎨I love this channel, I've watched and listened to most of the videos in the series.... thank you and please keep making more😁

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Kelly Pace +4
Kelly Pace

I'm a great fan of his paintings and drawings which are often downplayed. I admire his freedom and style plus his ability to simplify.

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J M +2
J M

This was wonderful ... ! Fantastic! Well done ..! I had heard of Giacometti and then by accident saw his work many years ago but I never knew the history of his life. Crazy interesting and I will be thinking of this special for quite some time. Thank you again.

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Steve Nikitas
Steve Nikitas

It's an enlightening story about Giacometti's insecurity and frustration in capturing the resemblance. It is an issue that artists have struggled with for millennia. We have no idea if all of those "famous" portraits really resemble the sitter, or if 'license' is in full play as the artist admitted defeat.

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FalkKastell +21
FalkKastell

Great documentary. There is one thing that bothers me deeply however. The argument that Rohan Harris has to destroy the artwork he created for reasons of copyright. First of all he did not copy an existing work, rather created a completely new one. Second he did not sign it with Giacomettis name and hence created no forgery. It is Rohans own work in the style of Giacometti. And the style of Giacometti has no copyright on it whatsoever. It's simply dramatized.

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charmerci
charmerci

@KingMinosxxvi Those are the reasons why the estate asked them to destroy the copy.

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KingMinosxxvi
KingMinosxxvi

@charmerci what are you talking about

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charmerci
charmerci

They asked him to destroy the copy for copyright and commercial reasons. This video is a commercial enterprise. Also because provenance is important, someone can say, "see this portrait was done on video, therefore it's worth more", so people could profit off of Alberto's name.

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Nensi Voj
Nensi Voj

...true 🙏🕊️🌹...

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KingMinosxxvi +2
KingMinosxxvi

No. Since he is doing it specifically in His style AND it is explicit in film that that is his intentention the estate or co. that owns said copyright may very well have given those instructions when asked,

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galaxy_mosaic +4
galaxy_mosaic

for a drawing exercise, I did two studies based on Giacometti's line drawing portraits. I also concluded that his drawings felt an awful lot like sculptures (or perhaps studies to lend to sculptures). it felt like he really thought in terms of 3d in the communication of drawing.

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arch aic
arch aic

every serious artist do watch and understand '3d'. Even when it does not obviously look like. It is the only way to understand optical phenomenon. Some do not bother to merely watch around and go all the way mental to process their dejections. Those are the (many) slackers who parasite contemporary art.

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David Robertson +6
David Robertson

I scoff openly at the very notion that "they" could require an original piece of artwork done in the "spirit" of a long-deceased artist be destroyed out of some form of deference to proprietary style held under sole dominion. I discovered his work 30 years ago while in Architectural Grad School and actually have found far more interest in the interstitial space between his lines brought forth in three-dimensional form than in the loose gestural linework alone. Something the artist himself never articulated and I'll be damned if I am destroying any of my exploratory work! I think Alberto would agree!

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Billie Posters
Billie Posters

He would laugh at the pedantic protection of a style that is essentially inimitable anyway

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Angel Dark +3
Angel Dark

The portrait of his muse is mesmerising. The eyes are everything 💕

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Janet Beebe
Janet Beebe

What a lovely, thoughtful expose of Alberto's work. His studio must have been a Treasure Trove, and I can only imagine the surprises.

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Karla Elvis +1
Karla Elvis

I love Giacometti's work... he was truly a slave to his art.

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J +1
J

Thank you for making this. What an incredible artist. Thank you.

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Anthony Ventimiglia
Anthony Ventimiglia

I first saw his work at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA. I loved it and was moved by it immediately. The marks and the scars on the artwork remind me of what the Japanese talk about when they say not to make it perfect like nature, but not quite perfect and flaws are okay. This to me is what gives it its' uniqueness and essence. I cry of joy and become very moved by his work. Thank you.

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Nensi Voj +2
Nensi Voj

...thank you for making this documentary 🌹🙏❤️...genius,unique, artist Alberto, his brother was an also interesting , unusual furniture designer...

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Charles kaczmarek +36
Charles kaczmarek

one of my favorite actors discussing one of my favorite sculpturist...im having a great day!

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Charles kaczmarek
Charles kaczmarek

@Erin Piccolo I guess this art leave no stone unturned or rock...sorry for the cliche

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Erin Piccolo +1
Erin Piccolo

My eyes are popping out! I’m just learning about this, have I been under a rock?!

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Andrea Andrea
Andrea Andrea

Yes!!!

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Elsa Jones
Elsa Jones

What a treat! This fabulous adventure while having my coffee!

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Albert Hessler
Albert Hessler

Same here

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funwithFred +1
funwithFred

He's one of my favorites, too.......was moved first time I saw his sculptures....I could relate.

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judie suh +3
judie suh

I loved this documentary on Giacometti by Stanley Tucci..I am so sad I was in Amsterdam and missed the museum with the most profound collection of his sculptures.. I love this channel. Thank you~🙏

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Nensi Voj
Nensi Voj

...it's in Denmark, near Copenhagen, not Holland 🌹❤️:-)

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catherine clinchard horiuchi
catherine clinchard horiuchi

and you captured it so well i was engrossed with the movie for months on...and still plays it ...i had the Giacometti passion to heart for years since i saw a cobalt blue glass "la familia" by the glass artist Egidio Constantini in his atelier ....

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Rene Trujillo
Rene Trujillo

Love his drawings!

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Andrea Andrea
Andrea Andrea

I LOVED this! Thank you so much for posting.

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Aris Petridis
Aris Petridis

thank you Stanley for the film and the documentary . both perfect!!!!

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Jennifer Grove +1
Jennifer Grove

Art itself is inneresting. One of the most fascinating aspects is that it makes the eye of the viewer explicit. Visual art is an experience that exists in the interior of both creator and viewer. It is not in the actual piece itself. What the artist is experiencing inside as they create their piece is half of it. And then the experience inside the viewer is the other half. Stanley had that wonderful interior experience when he first saw Alberto's pieces. But other viewers such as myself didn't have that experience. This makes this experience explicit and makes me wonder about what is going on. I've had the kind of experience he describes with other works that others wouldn't like. What is this experience? And why do humans have this capacity to have it? It's so mysterious.... But I've never hears anyone else talk about this. All everyone seems to talk about is the piece. This is a lack of self-awareness. As an example, I've never heard anyone correctly interpret "This is not a pipe". Ever. What is going on????

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Jennifer Grove
Jennifer Grove

16:55 It's interesting that he seems to believe he must immediately fill the air with his interpretation/description of his own experience instead of letting our own experiences arise - whatever they may be. Why? Is he afraid that our experience will be so different that it will expose the fact that we are so deeply alone?

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Ken D
Ken D

Giacometti - the power of presence - brings one down to the moment.

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Dr. Nancy Living-Co-creatively
Dr. Nancy Living-Co-creatively

Final Portrait changed my life. I'm must look up. Thank you Stanley. I remember James someone as that model and author. I often sat as a young woman.

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maestasify +1
maestasify

A master of gesture.

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Hil Pei
Hil Pei

Thanks for this, Stanley!! Fabulous!!!

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cancontrl
cancontrl

24:01 as he ties to distinguish sculpture from painting, he ends up describing art, in general. Art forms can't be distinguished apart based on their entrance into the world. All art has to enter the "field", so to speak. The medium, can change, but the existence is the same. common sense

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cancontrl
cancontrl

"sculpture isnt a picture of something--it is something". Are you saying that a paiting isnt something? What is 'something'? An digital NFT is something lol

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RaymondTVinyl +2
RaymondTVinyl

Wonderful Documentary!! Thank you!

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Daniel Tomaszewski +1
Daniel Tomaszewski

Thank you for this. Wonderful.

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Deyo Glines
Deyo Glines

I love when Stanley is finally in the space talking to the tenant, and there is a Bacon pope print behind him. Talk about a squalid studio, Bacons was world famous chaos. Were Giacometti and Bacon aquatinted?

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Bobby
Bobby

The reason he continued to live in a humble home was that he wasn't vain and he was focused on doing his work which was what he liked to do in life. It likely doesn't have anything to do with "obsessively" pursuing anything. The average person today is so vain that they lose sight of the basics.

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John Feesey
John Feesey

My 2 favourite artist and spiritual muses of all time:Alberto Giacometti and of course Thomas Bewick. Well one 4 one is OK.

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Side Show Carpenter +1
Side Show Carpenter

Really Enjoyed this!!!!!

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William Woody +6
William Woody

I don’t understand the concept of a foundation that has the legal right to protect a style of painting to the extent that you could be forced to destroy a piece. I understand the right or point of denouncing a fake but not this.

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Kelly Pace
Kelly Pace

My thought was that since it was being painted "in the style of" for a television broadcast, legal problems could result and they wanted to prevent problems. I don't think an artist whose style is similar to Giacometi's would normally have a problem unless they advertised it as such.

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Mark G +3
Mark G

I also questioned that. I guess I"d better hurry up and copyright my "style" before someone else does and I wind up getting sued for being myself!

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Jimmy Demello
Jimmy Demello

Very interesting. Well done.

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Steve Nikitas +1
Steve Nikitas

When I first started drawing in 1973, one of Giacometti's straight-on portraits stands out to me to this day more than any other drawing that I saw in my professor's two-hour slide show about drawing. After all these years, I know why that drawing stood out. Giacometti was an artist of the old school. He cared only about his work. Today they care about celebrity, money, famous friends, auction prices, etc. We need more Giacomettis and fewer Warhols - we'd have better art.

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Teresa Roseburg +1
Teresa Roseburg

You could clearly see the hit a special vision a gifted artist is own universe his own Galaxy not of this time

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Zelda Smith +2
Zelda Smith

The guy had an amazing face.

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Mark Hanly
Mark Hanly

Awesome!

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Amy Halle
Amy Halle

Was Walking Man once housed in the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania back in the 80s? I’m almost positive that I have a photo of my younger self standing next to him.

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Ruark Lewis
Ruark Lewis

Very difficult to convey deeply what this artist was doing

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Billie Posters
Billie Posters

He was appropriating Nigerian sculpture x

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howdy268
howdy268

Sublime

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Taylor Jones
Taylor Jones

I'm confused... how would "painting in the style of (someone)" violate any copyright?? I don't think you can copyright that, can you?

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Joshua Rodgers +1
Joshua Rodgers

enjoyed this probably more than i should have.

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Stacy Giauque
Stacy Giauque

Bravo (thank you)

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Nathan Maaka +1
Nathan Maaka

Fabulous movie with terrific actor! Swiss Italian that doesn't trust banks! It'll kill you trying to get your own cash! But it's also the truth of how artists relied on prostitutes for subject matter giocometti trusted more than the financial institutions I find fascinating! Plus what a brilliant drawer he was! Revolutionary of giocometti to portray female figure for sculpture is a very very insightful for other artists

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Daryl Cumming +2
Daryl Cumming

Seen the movie this is a perfect complement.

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ray hert
ray hert

That famous sculpture of the tall skinny man is definitely an alien/angel

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Vicente AD +5
Vicente AD

how stupid is to think that anyone that is not living according to hollywood millionaire standards is "squalor"" and "chaotic"

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J Burnett +1
J Burnett

The Bukowski of painting

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Melton Cartes
Melton Cartes

New drinking game. Watch this lovely documentary and take a shot every time Stanley says "Yeah."

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Ibeam +1
Ibeam

Well done film. Check out Ben Enwonwu and Ben Osawe.

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Cliff DaRiff +1
Cliff DaRiff

That Danish museum curator is so cool

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Maureen
Maureen

Would like captions to stay on with the interviewees names and positions, the name of the museum or city

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Elizabeth Hurtado
Elizabeth Hurtado

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robert caldwell +1
robert caldwell

I look at his studio, now a private home, see the white walls,and think, what's under that white paint ? Huh... interesting.

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Constantine Papadakis +8
Constantine Papadakis

Some are stolen poses and reduction from Greek Kouros and Kores.

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Denis Ceballos +1
Denis Ceballos

Constantine Papadakis; True. I just looked up Greek Kouros - the standing figures with arms straight down at their sides. They alluded to that in the video, “ In Giacometti’s work there are links back to ancient times.”

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Chopsonyou
Chopsonyou

Nice out of focus images of the portraits of the guy who posed for Giacometti when he was a teenager

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Gulden Aydin
Gulden Aydin

⚘🍃

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xIchinii
xIchinii

so good

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Eunice Olsen
Eunice Olsen

tucci wants to burst into laughter at pints in this doc

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John Castle
John Castle

Having a chat while knocking off a Giacometti ,car boot art .

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Botz +1
Botz

Wait a minute. They have a copyright that stops people from making a new painting that just looks like Giacometti's style? Am I understanding that right? Because that is BS.

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Dule Dule
Dule Dule

And about passion = every serial killer has a great passion for killing! Every botanist has a great passion for botanic! Every dictator has great passion for dictating! Every writer has great passion for writing ... etc. It is HUMAN NATURE to become obsessed by something. EVEN ARTISTS HA_HA_HA

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Andrea Andrea +1
Andrea Andrea

The loo in the passageway is very typical of Parisian buildings. Nothing odd about that at all. When I lived in Paris, in the early 80s, I had a chambre de bonne on the 7th floor (walk-up) and shared a 'Turkish toilet' (hole in the floor that flushes, so you have to squat) with another person on the palier. And no light. Just a tiny window up high (making it freezing in winter). Surprisingly, not a lot had changed since the earlier part of the century.

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Denis Ceballos
Denis Ceballos

Alberto Giacometti was considered a sort of loner, not affiliated with any of the art movements of that era: Surrealism, Suprematism, Cubism, etc. Even though he started out as a Surrealist. I first heard of him in 1972, when I borrowed a book about him from my school’s library.

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Billie Posters +1
Billie Posters

His works in sculpture are "primitivist" , he definitely is a key figure of this ideology. We know now none of the 'movements' happened sequentially but consistently overlapped, and re appeared. But it can not be denied that this work, famous in its own time, was a huge endorsement of primitivism and other kinds of work that appropriated the art of other cultures such as Africa..

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EnterTheCarp
EnterTheCarp

Politics BUM me out. This does not. Brilliant

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Ivan Drobnjak
Ivan Drobnjak

Looking at Caroline's portrait, I get an impression of a sculpture, dressed.

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Suzanne DeSylva
Suzanne DeSylva

Wonderful documentary. Next stop - the movie.

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F Bordewijk
F Bordewijk

At 40:49 he says 'instrumentalisé' not exploited, but manipulated. I don't know, maybe they are synonyms.

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Lance Ash +1
Lance Ash

I much prefer Giacometti's drawings and paintings to his sculpture. Odd.

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Martin Collmer
Martin Collmer

I agree, but who really cares.

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lila castro
lila castro

43:00 the son of the gallerist? BS! Come on.... this is rubbish interview he had NO connection with Giacometti AND his conversation was completely unintelligible !!!

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Aurel Negrea
Aurel Negrea

Dude. This thing goes back a while. You just now discovered it ?? Ridiculous. Some of these guys. Try to make al living. Just Incredibil

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Ivan Dar
Ivan Dar

Вот почему так: отец кудрявый а сынуля лысый? )))

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Pertti Heinikko
Pertti Heinikko

quite interesting, but mr. tucci seems like a bit of tiresome alpha type.

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Mark H
Mark H

Anyone else think the sculptors look like aliens?

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