Alberto Giacometti

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Style: Surrealism;Expressionism;Post-Impressionism;Naive Art / Primitivism

Place: Stampa

Born: 1901

Death: 1966

Nationality: Switzerland

Biography:

Alberto Giacometti (Italian pronunciation: [alˈbɛrto dʒakoˈmetti] 10 October 1901 – 11 January 1966) was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. Alberto Giacometti was born in the canton Graubünden's southerly alpine valley Val Bregaglia and came from an artistic background his father, Giovanni, was a well-known post-Impressionist...