Thursday, February 13, 2020

Christian Boltanski | Le Lycée Chases

Christian Boltanski
Le Lycée Chases
Düsseldorf, Germany: Kunstverein für Rheinland und Westfalen, 1987
62 pp., 29.5 x 20.8 cm., boxed
Edition of 18 signed and numbered copies

Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Christian Boltanski in the Kunstverein for the Rhineland and Westphalia, Düsseldorf, from August 29 to October 11, 1987, this artist's book features eighteen reproduced photographs of the pupils of the final class at the Lycée Chases in Vienna in 1931, on black tracing paper. It is accompanied by a gelatin silver print and a text by Jiri Svestka, and is housed in a metal box.

Available from Copyright Bookstore for €5000, here.

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