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Giacometti exhibition keeps it in the family

For the first time, the works of Switzerland's most celebrated artistic family, the Giacomettis, are to be put on display at the same venue.

This content was published on February 9, 2000 - 15:02

For the first time, the works of Switzerland's most celebrated artistic family, the Giacomettis, are to be put on display at the same venue.

A total of 190 works from private collections throughout Europe go on show at the Antonio Mazzotta foundation in Milan on Sunday. The exhibition will last until May 14 before moving on to Mannheim, in Germany, until September 17.

It will feature works by the sculptor, Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), the painters Giovanni (1868-1933) and Augusto (1877-1947), the designer Diego (1902-1985) and the architect Bruno, who was born in 1907.

The exhibition has been organised with the help of the Swiss arts council, Pro Helvetia.

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