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September 21st, 2012

Night by Alberto Giacometti in the Glass House Andre Kertsez House and Garden, Conde Nast 1949An Alberto Giacometti sculpture, once part of an installation at Phillip Johnson’s Glass House, was considered lost and has been “hiding almost in plain sight for years”. Via much research and correspondence, the show’s curator, Jordan Stein, discovered it had actually been at the Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation in Paris all these years, unrestored. On Saturday, the building’s owner, The National Trust for Historic Preservation, will be honoring the 1947 sculpture, “Night”, by holding its spot and using the story of its disappearance as the inspiration for a series of temporary exhibitions in its reopening to the public. Read the full article via The New York Times