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Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time

 
  • June 16 - September 29
  • Vancouver Art Gallery & Annex Theatre
  • Vancouver, BC

This unique exhibition is focused on the art of Alberto Giacometti, renowned in the twentieth century for his sculpture, painting, drawing and design. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to examine the breadth of his practice and to see Giacometti's place among his contemporaries in Paris and London in the post-war period. Key themes for the exhibition include the artist's historical sources of inspiration, his innovative approach to materials and processes, and his notable influence on British artists.

In addition to Giacometti, featured artists include Francis Bacon, César, Lynn Chadwick, Jean Dubuffet, Jean Fautrier, Dame Elisabeth Frink, Henri Michaux, Eduardo Paolozzi, Isabel Rawsthorne, Man Ray, Germaine Richier, Jean-Paul Riopelle and William Turnbull, among others.

Organized by the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia in collaboration with the Vancouver Art Gallery.

For more information, please visit http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca

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