Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

This site uses cookies. By using our services, you agree to our cookie use.
Learn more here.

Personnes by Christian Boltanski, Paris, France

Christian Boltanski’s piece fills the Grand Palais

AR03_DSC0880.jpg

Invited to fill the nave of Paris’ Grand Palais for this year’s Monumenta installation, French artist Christian Boltanski created Personnes (literally both ‘people’ and ‘nobodies’) - a social, religious and humanistic exploration of life, memory and the irreducible individuality of each and every human existence, overshadowed by the presence of death, the dehumanisation of the body, chance and destiny.

Related files

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.