Whenever you get frustrated with your work, pick up this quick read.
This book documents a rare engagement of the critic, James Lord, with Giacometti over a one week session where his portrait was drawn.
Highly recommended for artists and art students, who are looking for inspiration and encouragement for pursuing art career.
Just wonderful, wonderful. I wish I hadn't read it yet so I could read it for the first time.Published 12 days ago by nb
A fantastic "experience". You are in the room while Giacometti paints the portrait. If you're an artist, you will
learn what determination is..... Read more
Commissioning Giacometti to paint his portrait, sometimes James Lord would arrive at the studio and Alberto was not there. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Arthur Bacon
Though it is non-fiction, the whole book are structured as short storywwhich make it easier to follow. Read morePublished 4 months ago by W
Interesting for artists, about the artistic process and it's frustrations. Revealing about Gicometti and his times as well. I like it.Published 7 months ago by af
I laughed out loud at Lord's description of Giacometti's pain as he attempted to paint. If you're interested in the process of this particular artist who suffered as he pared back,... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Melissa M. Shook
Whenever you get frustrated with your work, pick up this quick read. It will transform your own painting practice for sure.Published 12 months ago by Thomas
the relationship of an art critic to the artist remains a central dilemma in art criticism: with knowledge of the artist, the critic's view is both colored and enhanced. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Geoffrey Goldberg