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Alberto Giacometti didn't sculpt heroes on horseback; he depicted everyday humans — and animals — struggling to get through the day. Above, his 1951 bronze sculpture Dog (Le chien). Cathy Carver/Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden/Smithsonian hide caption

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Giacometti's Sculptures Bare The Scars Of Our Daily Struggles

Alberto Giacometti worked obsessively on super-slim sculptures that stride and slink like shadows. A Guggenheim exhibition and a new film explore the life of this talented, tormented artist.

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Alberto Giacometti didn't sculpt heroes on horseback; he depicted everyday humans — and animals — struggling to get through the day. Above, his 1951 bronze sculpture Dog (Le chien). Cathy Carver/Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden/Smithsonian hide caption

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Giacometti's Sculptures Bare The Scars Of Our Daily Struggles

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