"the sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti "

Alberto Giacometti was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker who achieved international acclaim after winning the grand prize for sculpture at the Venice Biennale in 1962. Prior to his death four years later, Giacometti exhibited his work throughout Europe and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. He died of heart disease and chronic bronchitis aged 64, but his art lives on in public collections around the globe.