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Christian Boltanski

Author: Didier Semin; Christian Boltanski; Tamar Garb; Donald B Kuspit
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 1997.
Series: Contemporary artists.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christian Boltanski is one of the most significant French contemporary artists. Boltanski's magical installations often combine found photographs, items of clothing, archival forms of storage and display, lit by candles or flickering light.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Semin, Didier.
Christian Boltanski.
London : Phaidon, 1997
(OCoLC)605331663
Named Person: Christian Boltanski; Christian Boltanski; Christian Boltanski; Christian Boltanski; Christian Boltanski; Christian Boltanski; Christian Boltanski
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Didier Semin; Christian Boltanski; Tamar Garb; Donald B Kuspit
ISBN: 0714836583 9780714836584
OCLC Number: 37978657
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: 160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Interview. Tamar Garb in conversation with Christian Boltanski --Survey. Boltanski : from the impossible life to the exemplary life / Didier Semin --
Focus. In the cathedral/dungeon of childhood : Christian Boltanski's monument : The Children of Dijon / Donald Kuspit --
Artist's choice. W or the memory of childhood (extract), 1975 ; I remember ; An attempt at exhausting a Parisian site, 1974 / Georges Perec --
Artist's writings. Research and presentation of all that remains of my childhood, 1944-50, ; Venice biennale 1938-Venice biennale 1993 ; Daily report, 1994 ; What they remember, 1990 / Christian Boltanski.
Series Title: Contemporary artists.
Responsibility: Didier Semin, Tamar Garb, Donald Kuspit.

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'These pictures convey the haunting theatricals of Boltanski's work, while the expansive interview and autobiographical writings make for interesting reading. One for the coffee table.' (Attitude) Read more...

 
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