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Glasgow: Tramway, 1993
60 x 42cm, green and black on white exhibition poster for a solo show where Boltanski found objects that had been left by error on the Glasgow underground railway. VG.

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Monchengladbach: Stadtisches Museum Abteiberg, 1993
84 x 59.5cm, full colour lithographic exhibition poster with an image of a vintage German sitting room. The title of the show translates to "Behind closed doors". VG+. This poster is signed in ink by Boltanski over the colour image.

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Monchengladbach: Stadtischen Museum Abteiberg Monchengladbach, 1993
21 x 14cm, 96pp plus original typographic card covers. Artist's book listing the acquisitions by all of the art museums of the Rhineland during the years 1935 - 1945. The various museums included here have the artists and their works listed by alphabetic order. Some works are reproduced in b/w.
The decade chosen by Boltanski includes the pre-Nazi years until the end of the war and it is noticeable that there are few if any avant garde works purchased/acquired (the Nazis after all campaigned against "degenerate art" and this presumably was reflected in the acquisitions policy of the museums - most of the works are realistic landscapes and figurative portraits and statuary.
VG+. This example is signed by Boltanski on the first title page.

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Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1993
10 x 10cm, 4pp. Folding card with a line drawing by Stephen Duncalf, of a plastic model of a tank on the front - the various parts waiting to be assembled are still on the plastic stalks. Inside is a poem:

AUTUMN.
brings us again
familiar colour<Desert Yellow,
Panzer Grey.

The colours of the Fall are conjured up in the colours used by model makers for tank camouflage. VG+.

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Paris, Yvon Lambert Editeur, 1993
Two part blue cardboard box with handwritten title label content of 19 sheets containing Lebensztejn's text "Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs," each accompanied by an original line drawing by Boltanski on tracing paper.
Each text page is thus overlaid with a drawing; the lines, drawn in 5 color pencils, link letters in the text, with the combinations of letters forming quotations from 5 writers; a letterpress key to the drawings gives the quotations (from Tadeusz Kantor, Federico Fellini, Jacques Demy, the Talmud and Ingmar Bergman) in mirror writing. Each text sheet/drawing pair is enclosed in a green paper folder.
There is an introductory page and a colophon page as well as a sheet explaining the work with the key to the drawings.
Boltanski's intervention into the book finding hidden texts within the larger commentary.
Very good condition with some minor fading to the blue box but internally VG++. Scarce.
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