Alberto Giacometti next to his studio in Paris. 1960. "It was mind-blowing. There was his stool. There was his chair where the sitters used to sit. That way, I was able to really get to the heart of the man," shared the director of newly released British film Final Portrait with Geoffrey Rush as artist Alberto Giacometti.
Alberto Giacometti’s elongated figures are among the greatest masterpieces of 20th-century art; one of them sold for $141m. But the Swiss master has been repeatedly copied by forgers. Hundreds of artworks created for a major British film about him had to be destroyed on the instructions of his estate because of concerns that they could surface on the open market and be mistaken for the real thing.#albertogiacometti#artist#artwork#masterpiece#sculpture#sculptor#expressionism#cubism#art#style#movement
It's always fun when you find someone like @stevenhaulenbeek working with an #artistic#medium or technique you've never considered before!
Via @thisisinsiderdesign: This sculptor makes sand his canvas. #sanddesigns#insiderart