Alberto GIACOMETTI ( 1901 Borgonovo, Stampa -1966) was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker....."In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession."
Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne can be said to form the bridge between late 19th century Impressionism and the early 20th century's new line of artistic enquiry, Cubism
Surrealist artist Leonor Fini in her Paris studio in 1952. Fini was one of the most photographed people of the 20th century. Queen of the Paris art world, she was constantly in the news - fêted for her paintings, illustrations, theatre designs and, above all, her flamboyant bohemian lifestyle. She produced the most outré art, liked to cross-dress and had a penchant for living in ménages à trois.