Among the literary friendships of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), that which bound him to Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), is not the most well-known, but it was one of the most enduring, It goes back to 1937, and developed in the post-war period.
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|Artist||Alberto Giacometti, Samuel Beckett|
|Publisher||Fage / Fondation Giacometti|
|Number of pages||192|
|Language||Bilingue Français / English|
|Dimensions||236 x 170|
|Museum||Fondation Giacometti, Paris|
Exhibition catalogue Giacometti, Beckett - Fail again, fail better, Fondation Giacometti , Paris (9 janvier - 28 mars 2021).
The two artists enjoyed meeting up for endless nights spent in the bars of Montparnasse, before wandering through the streets of Paris. Important similarities bring their respective plastic and theatrical works closer, at the crossroads of Existentialism, a connection that was finally expressed in 1961 in an exceptional collaboration : Giacometti creating the set for a staging of the Waiting for Godot play in 1961.
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