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(1944 – 2021), France

Christian Boltanski Related Press

Christian Boltanski on mortality, whale sounds and a wager over death with a Tasmanian devil Related Press Christian Boltanski on mortality, whale sounds and a wager over death with a Tasmanian devil 1 April 2018, Wallpaper*

'Where are the cameras?' I ask Christian Boltanski as we enter his studio in Malakoff, just outside Paris. He points out several, all feeding live footage to a grotto in Tasmania's Museum of Old and N

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In her own words: Maria Balshaw, new director of Tate Related Press In her own words: Maria Balshaw, new director of Tate 19 January 2017, The Art Newspaper

As 2016 drew to a close, we asked Maria Balshaw, the director of Manchester Art Galleries and the Whitworth at the University of Manchester, to pick her highlights of the year. Last week, the news lea

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Edinburgh Art Festival 2016 Related Press Edinburgh Art Festival 2016 28 July 2016, Aesthetica Magazine

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art returns to Edinburgh on 28 July with a dynamic programme of partner exhibitions and pop-up events taking place across the Scottish capital. This year’s Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) is set to be its biggest edition to date, and will include 43 solo and group presentations curated by the...

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Art Brussels announces details of Discovery, Rediscovery and Solo sections Related Press Art Brussels announces details of Discovery, Rediscovery and Solo sections 9 April 2016, Art Fix Daily

From April 21 to 24, the 34th edition of Art Brussels will take place in a new location, Tour & Taxis, a spectacular example of industrial architecture built in 1904, formerly a customs house. This year, the fair has been reduced in size, bringing together 141 galleries from 28 countries, represented in three main sections: PRIME, DISCOVERY and...

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Prends-ça! A Paris exhibition invites visitors to take the artworks with them Related Press Prends-ça! A Paris exhibition invites visitors to take the artworks with them 20 October 2015, Hyperallergic

Take Me (I’m Yours) at the Monnaie de Paris revives and expands a 1995 exhibition curated by Christian Boltanski and Hans-Ulrich Obrist at London’s Serpentine Gallery, in which all the art is designed to be touched and taken away. Chiara Parisi, director of cultural programs at the French institution, joins the duo in curating the...

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Great art takeaway opens in Paris Related Press Great art takeaway opens in Paris 22 September 2015, The Art Newspaper

Touching the objects is strictly forbidden at museums worldwide, but visitors are encouraged to handle the art at an exhibition, which opened yesterday (16 September) at La Monnaie de Paris. The curators of Take Me (I’m Yours), even hope that most of the works will be taken away by the end of the show (until 8 November).

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In the Giardini: five to see in Okwui Enwezor’s All the World’s Futures Related Press In the Giardini: five to see in Okwui Enwezor’s All the World’s Futures 7 May 2015, The Art Newspaper

In his interviews in the weeks before the Venice Biennale opened to invited guests and press today, 5 May, director Okwui Enwezor promised the most politically oriented Venice for years. Speaking on the roof terrace at the Ca’ Guistinian yesterday he discussed the difficulties of installing his exhibition All the World’s Futures in the...

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Just Do It: Hans Ulrich Obrist's Global Art Project Related Press Just Do It: Hans Ulrich Obrist's Global Art Project 1 March 2015, Blouin ArtInfo

The latest incarnation of “do it,” über-curator Hans Ulrich Obrist’s ongoing global art project, is making a long-awaited stop at the University of South Australia’s Samstag Museum February 13 through April 25. The project was conceived in Paris in 1993 during a conversation between Obrist and the artists Christian Boltanski...

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