Alberto Giacometti

Tate Modern
Until September 10
The first retrospective of Alberto Giacometti (1901 – 1966) for twenty years is taking place at Tate Modern. Paintings, drawings and sculptures including his celebrated “Women of Venice” plaster figures created for the 1956 Venice Biennale, have now been reunited for the first time in sixty years.
The Hand 1947 Bronze (cast 1947-49) 57 x 72 x 3.5 cm Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti Stiftung © Alberto Giacometti Estate, ACS/DACS, 2017
Giacometti’s early creations such “Head of a Woman” (1926) will be exhibited alongside later works such as “Walking Man” (1960).

Giacometti, a celebrated sculptor, painter and draughtsman is well known for his distinctive elongated bronze sculptures, but this exhibition is also showcasing the artist’s wider accomplishments in textures such as plaster, clay and paint.

Rarely seen plasters, drawings and even some of the artist’s sketch books are now being shown in the UK for the first time.

Details

Venue:
Tate Modern, Bankside, London
Transport:
Tube: Southwark/Blackfriars
Opening hours:
Mon-Thu, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-10pm
Entry fee:
Adult : £16.80, Senior: £15.80, Concession: £15, Under 12s FREE, Family tickets available
Dates:
May 10 - September 10



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