Christian Boltanski

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Christian Boltanski
Christian Boltanski (UNTREF - Bienal Sur 2016) (cropped).jpg
Boltanski in 2016
Born(1944-09-06)6 September 1944
Died14 July 2021(2021-07-14) (aged 76)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
Known forSculpture, Painting, Photography, Installation art

Christian Boltanski (6 September 1944 – 14 July 2021) was a French sculptor, photographer, painter, and filmmaker. He was best known for his photography works and contemporary French Conceptual style.[1]

His 1989 portrait, Monument to the Lycée Chases hangs at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. He had solo exhibitions at the New Museum (1988), the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, the La Maison Rouge gallery, The Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme, and many others.

Boltanski died on 14 July 2021 at a Paris hospital from cancer, aged 76.[2]

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  1. "Christian Boltanski | artnet". www.artnet.com. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  2. "L'artiste plasticien Christian Boltanski est mort". Le Monde. 14 July 2021. Retrieved 14 July 2021.