Giacometti-Inspired Figure Sculptures

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This is an introduction presentation for a sculpture project completed in my 4th grade art classroom.

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Giacometti-Inspired Figure Sculptures

  1. 1. Giacometti Figures
  2. 2. What isSCULPTURE?
  3. 3. Alberto Giacometti• Giacometti was a Swish Sculptor.• He was a SURREALIST artist. His work had an imaginary and dreamlike quality.• Most famous for, his sculptures of people took a very interesting way to viewing the human form.
  4. 4. drawings
  5. 5. In his career, Giacometti took on an artistic phase when started making his statues of peoplesculpture elongated and stretched out. He would work endlessly seeing how skinny and tall he could create these sculpture people!
  6. 6. our project:1) I want you to think of a pose of a person doing something.
  7. 7. our project2) Using wire, we are going to create like a “stick person” of that pose This is called an ARMATURE
  8. 8. our project3) Next, by adding aluminum foil to the armature we can create those skinny bodies like Giacometti

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