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An A to Z of Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti Surrealist Composition c. 1933 © The Estate of Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Giacometti, Paris and ADAGP, Paris), licensed in the UK by ACS and DACS, London 2017

​Discover new perspectives on Giacometti’s life and work with the exhibition curators and writers

This discussion based on the encyclopaedic approach of the exhibition catalogue showcases the full evolution of Giacometti’s career across five decades. From his life in Paris to specific sculptures and works on paper, whilst exploring the subjects of sexuality, surrealism and violence, hear expanded versions of this book’s texts and essays from their authors.

Exhibition Co-Curator Lena Fritsch is joined by Mathilde Lecuyer, Associate Curator, Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, alongside other catalogue contributors including; Neil Cox, Professor of Modern Art, University of Edinburgh; ‎Nancy Ireson, Curator, International Art, Tate Modern; and Claudia Milburn, Curator at Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts; who have responded with diverse new readings of Giacometti’s work.

This event has been provided by Tate Gallery on behalf of Tate Enterprises LTD.

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Date & Time

4 September 2017 at 18.30–20.30