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Lumieres (blue square - Sylvie)

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Often incorporating photographic images into his work, Boltanski has made biography and memory - both real and imagined - among his primary subjects, as much for their ability to question and conceal truth as to reveal it. Here, the grid of light bulbs surrounding the photograph of an...

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Provenance

The artist; with Marian Goodman Gallery, New York; purchased by MFA, Boston, June 27, 2001

Credit Line

Catherine and Paul Buttenwieser Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

2000

Dimensions

221 x 129.5 cm (87 x 51 in.)

Accession Number

2001.270

Medium or Technique

Forty-eight blue light bulbs, one black and white photograph

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture