The Tall Figures of Giacometti
We move by means of our mud bumps.
The products of excruciating purges
If we exude a stench it is petrified sainthood.
solid like anvils. Ugly as truth is ugly
and shudder without motion
that dart between our bodies
Alberto Giacometti, City Square (1948)
Bronze, approximately 8.5 x 25 x 17 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
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