Christian Boltanski : Lessons of Darkness

Gumpert, Lynn and Jacob, Mary Jane. Christian Boltanski : Lessons of Darkness. New York, NY: The New Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, IL: Museum of Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, CA: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1988.

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Abstract (English)

The authors comment on works from the 1980s where Boltanski returns to the theme of death and evokes memories of childhood from which he draws to make his multi-media installations incorporating found photographs and objects, lights and marionettes. Extensive illustrated biography. Bibl. 12 p.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Gumpert, Lynn (Curator); Gumpert, Lynn (Author); Jacob, Mary Jane (Curator); Jacob, Mary Jane (Author); Boltanski, Christian (Artist); Harris, Patricia J.S. (Compiler); Gudis, Catherine (Compiler)
Dossier: 440 - BOLTANSKI, CHRISTIAN
Collation: 120 p. : 100 ill. (16 col.) ; 30 cm
ISBN: 0914357158
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: New York, NY: The New Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, IL: Museum of Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, CA: The Museum of Contemporary Art
Artists: Boltanski, Christian
Critics / Curators / Historians: Gumpert, Lynn; Jacob, Mary Jane
Event Statement: Exhibition coorganised by the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), The Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles) and The New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York). - Itinerary : 23 Apr. 1988 - 7 Jan. 1990, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), The Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), The New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), Vancouver Art Gallery, University Art Museum (Berkely), The Power Plant (Toronto).
Keywords: DEATH; RECYCLED MATERIAL; PHOTOGRAPHY; AUTOBIOGRAPHY; MEMORY; EVERYDAY MATERIAL; HOLOCAUST
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 1988
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:29
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/313
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