Alberto Giacometti. "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."
Camille Claudel...French sculptor and artist. Also known as Rodin's inspiration, his model, his confidante and lover. On 10 March 1913 at the initiative of her brother, she was admitted to the psychiatric hospital of Ville-Évrard in Neuilly-sur-Marne.Though she destroyed much of her art work, about 90 statues, sketches and drawings survive.