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Title(s):

Giacometti : critical essays / edited by Peter Read and Julia Kelly.

Published/Created:
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Ashgate, 2009.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2009.
Physical Description:
xiv, 240 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.G345 G34 2009 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Contributors:
Read, Peter (Peter F.)
Kelly, Julia, 1970-.
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  • Acknowledgements
  • List of figures
  • List of contributors
  • Introduction / by Peter Read
  • 1. From "Vue d'atelier" to "Vie d'atelier" : 46 rue Hippolyte-Maindron and the beginnings of Giacometti / Jon Wood
  • 2. Giacometti's objects : poetry, childhood,and the neurotic theatre of projection / Michael Stone-Richards
  • 3. Giacometti's break with surrealism : abstraction, Hegelianism, and the communicating vase / Robin Spencer
  • 4. Giacometti and the Kauffmann tomb / Casimiro Di Crescenzo
  • 5. Giacometti's Geneva period (1941-1945) : the birth of new sculpture / Thierry Dufrêne
  • 6. Giacometti and the basis of sculpture / Alex Potts
  • 7. Alberto Giacometti, Michel Leiris, and the myths of existentialism / Julia Kelly
  • 8. From spectre to sceptre : Giacometti's sculpture in the writing of Francis Ponge / Peter Read
  • 9. "An unknown country" : Isaku Yanaihara's Giacometti diaries / Akihiko Takeda
  • 10. Giacometti in Fez / Sarah Wilson
  • Select bibliography.