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Sara-Vide Ericson reacts to Giacometti (video still)

Sara-Vide Ericson reacts to Giacometti


16.3 2021


Alberto Giacometti and his ideas have made a deep impact on the minds of many contemporary artists. Meet Sara-Vide Ericson who will share her personal reflections on a few chosen works in the exhibition ”Giacometti – Face to Face”. In Swedish.

Alberto Giacometti, Georges Bataille, Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet

Throughout his life, Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) was in conversation with some of the most influential intellectuals of the twentieth century. By highlighting three writers – Georges Bataille, Jean Genet, and Samuel Beckett, with whom the artist sustained lasting friendships – the exhibition ”Giacometti – Face to Face” examines how these dialogues may be traced in Giacometti’s oeuvre.

Giacometti, Bataille, Beckett, Genet and their ideas have made a deep impact on the minds of many contemporary artists, writers and thinkers.

Sara-Vide Ericson

Sara-Vide Ericson, artist, lives and works in Älvkarhed, Hälsingland. Her exhibitions in Sweden and abroad have established her as a seminal artist of her generation. In the past year, her works have been shown by Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Bonniers Konsthall, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Göteborgs Konsthall, Eighteen Gallery, Denmark, Hälsinglands Museum, Bror Hjorts Hus and Trafo Konsthall, Norway.