Giacometti, Then and Now

New York Times: Giacometti Bronze Breaks World Record Auction Price

“I remember Giacometti’s studio in Paris, in an overgrown garden: bits of plaster and other debris, stained walls, rain trickling through the ceiling, and G. shivering in the winter. I don’t think any American artist could work in such extreme poverty.”

Simone de Beauvoir, America: Day by Day


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