Helena Newman, Chairman of Sotheby's Europe and Worldwide Head of Impressionist and Modern Art, explores the tour de force of Albert Giacometti's oil production, Caroline (1962). Born Yvonne Poiraudeau, Caroline became one of Giacometti's great muses and would indelibly impact the last great apogee of his artistic practice. She sat for around 30 canvases between 1961 and 1965, which are heralded today as the artist's most enigmatic and captivating painted portraits.
Expert Voices: Helena Newman on Giacometti's Caroline
New York | 14 November