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Alberto Giacometti (10 October 1901, Borgonovo, Stampa – 11 January 1966, Chur) was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker.
Joseph Mallord William Turner | "Dark Prison (Carcere Oscura)" | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Turner copied this view of an imaginary prison interior from an etching by the Italian printmaker, architect, archaeologist, art theorist, and designer Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778). Like other scenes from Piranesi's celebrated Carceri d'invenzione, this image (Dark Prison with a Courtyard for the Punishment of Criminals) presents a cavernous space criss-crossed by labyrinthine walkways and populated by diminutive figures
MID-CENTURIA : Art, Design and Decor from the Mid-Century and beyond
Mid-Centuria explores art, design and décor from Bauhaus to Mid Century Modern and beyond. Covering both fine and applied art forms, which encompass painting, sculpture, mosaics, pottery, glass, ceramics, textile and furniture. While mainly focused on original period pieces, contemporary items that capture the original genre’s essence are also included.