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I'm sick of the foodies who need every morsel that goes into their mouth to be a Picasso painting, a Giacometti sculpture, a Proust novel, evoking the world with each crumb.
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Meaning of "Giacometti" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIACOMETTI

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIACOMETTI

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIACOMETTI

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WHAT DOES GIACOMETTI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Giacometti

Giacometti is an Italian language family name derived from the name Giacomo. The surname may refer to: ▪ Alberto Giacometti, a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker ▪ Augusto Giacometti, a Swiss painter; 2nd cousin of Giovanni Giacometti ▪ Bruno Giacometti, a Swiss architect; The brother of Alberto and Diego Giacometti ▪ Diego Giacometti, a Swiss sculptor and designer; The younger brother of Alberto Giacometti ▪ Giovanni Giacometti, a Swiss painter; the father of Alberto, Diego, and Bruno Giacometti ▪ John Giacometti, an Italian-Australian association football player ▪ Paolo Giacometti, an Italian dramatist ▪ Roney "Giah" Giacometti, a Brazilian composer, singer and guitarist...

Definition of Giacometti in the English dictionary

The definition of Giacometti in the dictionary is Alberto. 1901–66, Swiss sculptor and painter, noted particularly for his long skeletal statues of isolated figures.

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Giacometti

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Jessi Klein
I'm sick of the foodies who need every morsel that goes into their mouth to be a Picasso painting, a Giacometti sculpture, a Proust novel, evoking the world with each crumb.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIACOMETTI»

Discover the use of Giacometti in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Giacometti and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Giacometti Portrait
The creative process that produces a work of art is illuminated as Lord documents through photographs and descriptions the stages by which Alberto Giacometti painted his portrait in oil
James Lord, 1980
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Giacometti
Through the lens of this book, Giacometti is revealed as an artist deeply informed and very much supported by his family.
Alberto Giacometti, Ulf Küster, Fondation Beyeler, 2009
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Giacometti: A Biography
The work of one of the towering creative spirits of the century, Alberto Giacometti's visionary sculptures and paintings from a testament to the artist's intriguing life story.
James Lord, 1997
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Alberto Giacometti: Myth, Magic, and the Man
Alberto Giacometti was one of the most enigmatic artists of the 20th century.
Laurie Wilson, 2003
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Mythic Giacometti
An expert on the great sculptor and author of several books on the subject offers new insights into the anxiety and guilt that fueled Alberto Giacometti's work, recalling the the health problems and formative sexual experiences that shaped ...
James Lord, 2004
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Looking at Giacometti
Giacometti was one of the greatest sculptors and painters of the 20th century. This book is a criticism that fully engages with the working processes and most intimate ideas of the artist.
David Sylvester, 1995
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Giacometti
Traces the life of the Swiss-born artist, looks at examples of his sketches, paintings, and sculpture, and assesses his influence on modern art
Charles Juliet, 1986
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Diego Giacometti
Shows examples of furniture designs, architectural details, and sculpture by the Swiss artist and brother of Alberto Giacometti and discusses Diego's career and development
Daniel Marchesseau, 1987
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New York Magazine
Those questions persist unanswered, but at least they have been masterfully posed by James Lord's ambitious new biography, Giacometti, which has appeared in a rare and productive juxtaposition with a superb small show at the Sidney ...
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From Rodin to Giacometti: Sculpture and Literature in ...
Collection of essays originally presented as papers at a conference at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, in September of 1996.
Keith Aspley, Elizabeth Cowling, Peter Sharratt, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIACOMETTI»

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Masterpieces can tell you how to de-stress in the office
Albert Giacometti's Trois homes qui marchent (Three men walking). Giacometti's sculptures are reduced to their core, slightly raw and rough. «ArtsHub, Jul 15»
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Flint House: the building that must be stroked
... (of his grandmother, naturally) hangs above a sculpture of a dog by Giacometti (who was a family friend). The 79-year-old lord of the manor, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Collector Agnes Gund on Artists
... going strong, after record-breaking spring auctions in which works by Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti sold for more than $140 million. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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'The Art of Forgery,' by Noah Charney
... million, including a wiry Giacometti sculpture for $141 million and an indelicate “Women of Algiers (Version 'O'),” by Picasso for $179 million. «Washington Post, Jul 15»
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'Art of the Con' paints revealing picture of scammed collectors
This comes just weeks after a pair of German men were accused of trying to ply a fake Alberto Giacometti sculpture to an undercover detective. «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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J.J Charlesworth On Why the Art Market Is a Bubble That's Not …
Of course, when you're billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen, having the most sought-after Alberto Giacometti for your collection is ... «artnet News, Jul 15»
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Should I go vegan to lose weight?
But look at the bright side of things. Mrs L does life modelling as a sideline. And artists much prefer a 'Rubens look' than a 'Giacometti look'. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Bestselling French Writers Eric Giacometti and David Khara to …
Two top thriller writers from France-Eric Giacometti and David Khara-will be attending International Thriller Writers' Thrillerfest from July 9-11 in ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»
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Billionaire Steve A. Cohen revealed as buyer of $141 million …
The buyer of Giacometti's L'homme au doigt (1947), sold by Christie's for $141 million, has been revealed as billionaire Steve A. Cohen. «AMA, Jun 15»
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Steven Cohen Buyer Of Giacometti's Bronze 'Pointing Man'
He already owns Giacometti's “Chariot” sculpture that he bought at an auction at Sotheby's last year for $101 million, as well as Pablo Picasso's ... «ValueWalk, Jun 15»

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