1907 – 1960
Age of Global Conflict

Giacometti's City Square


Alberto Giacometti, City Square, bronze, 1948 (MoMA)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

Giacometti, City Square, 1948 (MoMA)

 

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Laura Randall wrote on Thursday, March 10, 2011

My reading of this work is somewhat different. I disagree that the one figure standing still is a female

Jill Gran wrote on Monday, April 30, 2012

I first saw City Square as a reflection of the isolation and desolation that those in consentration camps might have felt. The lean, distant figures have mobility, yet no energy. The woman figure has less mobility and that could be a reflection of the weaker survival skills and resilience women are thought to have.

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Giacomettis City Square
Paris, France
1948

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