Ottilia Giacometti – A portrait
This exhibition is devoted to Ottilia, the daughter of Giovanni and Annetta Giacometti and sister of Alberto, Diego and Bruno.
This exhibition is devoted to Ottilia, the daughter of Giovanni and Annetta Giacometti and sister of Alberto, Diego and Bruno. It turns the spotlight on the least-known figure in the family, who died in 1937 at the age of just 33 while giving birth to her son Silvio.
Some 60 paintings, drawings and sculptures by Giovanni and Alberto Giacometti show Ottilia as a child, adolescent and young woman. The last section of the exhibition looks at the portraits of her son Silvio created by Alberto between 1943 and 1945: for Alberto, Ottilia’s memory lived on in his nephew, of whom he was extremely fond.
Almost 30 years on from the ‘La mamma a Stampa’ exhibition on Annetta at the Kunsthaus Zürich, a series of pictures and un-published documents illustrate the strong bonds between the Giacomettis, and reveal the intimacy of family life.
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Zürich, Kunsthaus: Tram 3 / Tram 5 / Tram 9 / Bus 31
CHF 16.–/11.– (concessions and groups). Free admission for members and children and young people under the age of 17.