Alberto Giacometti Quotes

Alberto Giacometti Quotes: In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession ... That's the terrible thing: the more one works on a picture, the more impossible it becomes to finish it.
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Alberto Giacometti Quote: At first, one sees the person who is modelling; but little by little, all of the possible sculptures that could be made come between artist and model.
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Quotes about Alberto Giacometti: It was always disappointing to see that what I could really master in terms of form boiled down to so little.
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Quote about Alberto Giacometti: The more I work, the more I see things differently, that is, everything gains in grandeur every day, becomes more and more unknown, more and more beautiful. The closer I come, the grander it is, the more remote it is.
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Alberto Giacometti Sayings: All the art of the past rises up before me, the art of all ages and all civilizations, everything becomes simultaneous, as if space had replaced time. Memories of works of art blend with affective memories, with my work, with my whole life.
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