La Main by Alberto Giacometti - Bronze Metal Sculpture on Marble Base

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Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 16" X Width 18"
Marble Dimensions:5.5" X 3"
Height without base:11.5"
Weight:10 LBS
Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

This captivating bronze sculpture, titled "La Main," encapsulates the profound and multifaceted symbolism of the human hand. Serving as our primary connection between the mind and the world, the hand embodies our innate ability to shape and transform our environment. Its outstretched form beautifully portrays the universal human inclination to reach out, explore, and aspire within the world around us. For an artist like Giacometti, the hand is a potent symbol, representing the realization of creative potential. In the presence of others, the hand can convey a myriad of emotions and intentions, from love and connection to fear and caution. Giacometti's sculpture captures the essence of these gestures, making it a powerful representation of the complexity of human expression. Despite its delicate appearance, "La Main" carries the emotional and symbolic weight of countless human interactions and experiences. Created during 1947, alongside other sculptures like "Le Nez" and "Tête sur tige," this artwork is part of Giacometti's exploration of the human form, a precursor to his iconic elongated sculptures. "La Main" invites viewers to contemplate the significance of the hand in our lives, making it a thought-provoking addition to any art collection or space.