Fondation Giacometti -  Gazing Head
Fondation Giacometti -  Gazing Head
Fondation Giacometti -  Gazing Head
AGD 460

Gazing Head

Date 1929

Medium Plaster coated with a parting compound and traces of pencil

Dimensions 15,74 x 14,33 x 2,55 in.

Collection Fondation Giacometti, Paris

Inscription

Signature and date on its back at the bottom to its proper right "Alberto Giacometti 1928"

Provenance

Alberto GIACOMETTI
Succession Alberto Giacometti
Fondation Giacometti

Exhibition history

1965 Alberto Giacometti. Sculpture Paintings Drawings 1913 1965, London (United Kingdom), Tate Gallery, from July 17th to August 30th 1965, no. 8
2006 The Enemy Within. Georges Bataille, Surrealism and the magazine DOCUMENTS, London (United Kingdom), Hayward Gallery, from May 11th to July 30th 2006
2007 L'atelier d'Alberto Giacometti, Paris (France), Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, from October 15th 2007 to February 11th 2008, no. 88
2008 Alberto Giacometti, Rotterdam (Netherlands), Kunsthal, from October 18th 2008 to February 8th 2009, no. 38
2010 Charles et Marie-Laure de Noailles, une vie de mécènes, Hyères (France), Villa Noailles, from July 2nd 2010 to July 1st 2011
2011 Alberto Giacometti. Una retrospectiva. Colección de la Fundación Alberto y Annette Giacometti, Malaga (Spain), Museo Picasso, from October 17th 2011 to February 5th 2012
2012 Alberto Giacometti. Coleção da Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris, Sao Paulo (Brazil), Pinacoteca do estado, from March 24th to June 17th 2012
2012 Alberto Giacometti. Coleção da Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Museu de Arte Moderna, from July 17th to September 16th 2012
2012 Alberto Giacometti. Colección de la Fundación Alberto y Annette Giacometti,París, Buenos Aires (Argentina), Fundación PROA, from October 13th 2012 to January 9th 2013
2015 Leiris & Co. : Picasso, Miro, Giacometti, Bacon, ..., Metz (France), Centre Pompidou-Metz, from April 1st to September 15th 2015
2016 Alberto Giacometti retrospective at Yuz Museum, Shanghai (China), The Shanghai Yuz Museum, from March 22nd to July 31st 2016
2016 Henry Moore. Impulse for Europe, Münster (Germany), LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, from November 11th 2016 to March 19th 2017
2017 Alberto Giacometti - Tate Modern London, London (United Kingdom), Tate Gallery, from May 10th to September 10th 2017
2018 Alberto Giacometti Retrospective Québec, Quebec (Canada), Musée National des Beaux Arts du Québec, from February 8th to May 13th 2018
2018 Giacometti Retrospective Guggenheim New York, New York, NY (United States Of America), The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, from June 8th to September 12th 2018
2018 Giacometti Restrospective Bilbao (3e itinérance Tate), Bilbao (Spain), Guggenheim Museum, from October 19th 2018 to February 24th 2019

Bibliography

"Cabeza que mira", in La Nacion, Buenos Aires, october 12th, 2012, ill. p. 7
David SYLVESTER, Alberto Giacometti. Sculpture. Paintings. Drawings 1913 1965, London : Arts Council of Great Britain, 1965, cat. no. 8, pl. 1
Véronique WIESINGER, Bo NILSSON, Alberto Giacometti. Bror Hjorth, Stockholm : Liljevalchs Konsthall, 2006, p. 52, ill. p. 52
Véronique WIESINGER, Giacometti. La figure au défi, Paris : Découvertes Gallimard, 2007, ill. p. 31
Véronique WIESINGER (under the direction of), L'atelier d'Alberto Giacometti, Paris : Fondation Giacometti, 2007 / Paris : Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, 2007, cat. no. 88, p. 113, 119, pl. 97, ill. p. 93
Véronique WIESINGER, Charlotte VAN LINGEN (under the direction of), Alberto Giacometti, Harderwijk : D'jonge Hond, 2008, cat. no. 38, ill. p. 98
Véronique WIESINGER (under the direction of), Giacometti, Sao Paulo : Cosac & Naify Ediçoes, 2012, ill. p. 329, 330
Véronique WIESINGER (under the direction of), Alberto Giacometti. A Retrospective, Barcelona : Ediciones Poligrafa, 2012 / Malaga : Museo Picasso, 2012, ill. p. 27, 139
Véronique WIESINGER (under the direction of), Alberto Giacometti. Una retrospectiva, Barcelona : Ediciones Poligrafa, 2012 / Malaga : Museo Picasso, 2012, ill. p. 27, 139
La sculpture. De l'Antiquité au XXe siècle, Cologne : Taschen GmbH, 2013, p. 1006, ill. p. 1006
Timothy MATHEWS, Alberto Giacometti, London : I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 2014, pl. 35, ill. p. 177

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