The Collection of the Foundation

THE WORLD'S LARGEST GIACOMETTI COLLECTION

As the legatee of the artist's widow, Annette Giacometti, the Foundation holds the world's largest collection of works by Alberto Giacometti. Its permanent collection includes over 5,000 works of Alberto Giacometti, including 87 paintings, 112 bronzes, 370 plasters, and thousands of drawings and prints. It also holds over 4,800 photographs, as well as works by other artists donated to the Giacometti couple. The collection also includes all of Giacometti's Parisian studio, with its famous painted walls and furniture, as well as the artist's library.

The collection is not publicly visible on the Foundation's premises, but is frequently presented through numerous exhibitions and external loans.

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    Catherine Grenier

    Project Manager | Flora Mitjavile for the Foundation, Juliette Mage for Spill.net
    Design | Flora Mitjavile for the Foundation, Liz Sterling & Virginie Nguyen Tan Hon for Spill.net
    Documentation & Research | Stéphanie Barbé-Sicouri, Cecilia Braschi, Damien Bril, Serena Bucalo, Katia Busch, Alban Chaine, Marianna Gelussi, Valérie-Noëlle Jouffre, Michèle Kieffer, Mathilde Lecuyer, Robert McDonald Parker, Sylvie-Anne Pralus, Thierry Pautot
    AGD database | developed by Antoine Firmin for Lignes de code, by Christophe Le Bars for Spill.net and by the Foundation's team
    Copy editing | Christian Alandete
    Photographs of the collection | Jean-Pierre Lagiewski, Marc Domage
    Special thanks | Camille Guérin, Johanne Legris, Emilie Le Mappian, Hélène Sarreau

    Website | © Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti 2014
    Works & personal image of Alberto Giacometti | © Alberto Giacometti Estate (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris + ADAGP, Paris) 2014

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