Suggestion for the weekend: “Giacometti: Pure Presence” at National Portrait Gallery

Until Januay, 10th, the National Portrait Gallery exhibits the show “Giacometti: Pure Presence”, focusing on a less well-known aspect of one the giants of modern art.

Fascinated by the artistic complexities of evoking a human presence, Giacometti is presented in this exhibition as a family man,  drawing, painting and sculpting his role models, like his closest family (mum, dad, brother and wife).

This exhibition is the first to focus on his portraiture and includes over sixty paintings, sculptures and drawings from public and private collections. It is important to remind that Giacometti’s Pointing Man holds the auction record for a sculpture, thanks to the $141.2 million acquisition.



Daily 10.00am – 6.00pm
Thursdays and Fridays until 9pm

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