Working in a variety of different mediums, Christian Boltanski’s practice includes large-scale installations, photographs and sculpture. His work touches the collective imagination and exposes the fragility of memory, while being deeply rooted in the artist’s own history. Conceived as a complete installation, an exhibition in London comprises new works, including a number of film installations. On the ground floor of the Marian Goodman gallery, La Traversée de la vie (The Crossing of Life) sees the artist re-employ photographs he previously used for a work from 1971, entitled Album de photos de la Famille D. For this seminal piece Boltanski used...
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