Giacometti: Critical Essays

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Peter F. Read, Julia Kelly
Ashgate, 2009 - Art - 240 pages
Introduction, Peter Read; From 'vue d'atelier' to 'vie d'atelier': 46 rue Hippolyte-Maindron and the beginnings of Giacometti, Jon Wood; Giacometti's objects: poetry, childhood and the neurotic theatre of projection, Michael Stone-Richards; Giacometti's break with surrealism: abstraction, Hegelianism and the communicating vase, Robin Spencer; Giacometti and the Kaufmann tomb, Casimiro di Crescenzo; Giacometti's Geneva period (1941-45): the birth of new sculpture, Thierry Dufrene; Giacometti and the basis of sculpture, Alex Potts; Alberto Giacometti, Michel Leiris and the myths of existentialism, Julia Kelly; From spectre to sceptre: Giacometti's sculpture in the writing of Francis Ponge, Peter Read; 'An unknown country': Isaku Yanaihara's Giacometti diaries, Akihiko Takeda; Giacometti in Fez, Sarah Wilson; Select bibliography; Index.

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Peter Read is Professor of French at the University of Kent, Canterbury, England. He is the translator of Apollinaire's "The Cubist Painters" (UC Press) and the author of "Picasso et Apollinaire: Les metamorphoses de la memoire, " which he has extensively revised for this English-language edtion.

Julia Kelly (Rathdrum, ID) is an instructor and consultant for many Microsoft desktop applications such as Outlook, Excel, Access, Word, and Publisher. Her recent books are Discover Outlook 97, How to Use Office 97, Small Business Edition, and Using Excel 2000: One Step at a Time.

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