Luzern: Kunstmuseum Luzern, 1972 30 x21cm, unpaginated (c. 300pp) plus card covers. Exhibition catalogue which covers four solo shows including Boltanski alongside Ben, Le Gac and Fernie. Each artist has a section for their own works - Boltanski's reprints Reconstitution de Gestes Effectues par Christian Boltanski and Album de Photo de la Famille D. 19390 - 1965 consisting of 138 found photographs which Boltanski organised into a family album. Texts in French. Mild colouration of white card covers else VG+. Scarce.

12 x 1. 1975.

Bruxelles: Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, 1975 30 x 21.5cm, 30pp plus card covers. Exhibition catalogue for a group show with the participation of Ben, Buren, Erro, Filliou, Pfeuger, Le Gac, Monory and others as well as Boltanski. Texts in German and French. Strangely the essays have reproduced works by non-exhibiting artists and none by the actual 12 artists. VG+.
Bruxelles: Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, 1975
Four, 30 x 21cm, 1pp - the textual only gallery handout for the exhibition.


Bochum: Museum Bochum, 1979
26.4 x 21cm, 52pp plus card covers. Exhibition catalogue for a group show initially at the Museum Bochum, Germany, and later at the Palazzo Ducale, Genova, Italy. The artists include Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Agnetti, Anselmo, Antin, Arakawa, Baldassari, Bill Beckley, Boetti, Burgin, Ian Burn, Calzolari, Carpi, Chia, Chiari, Fulton, Gerz, Huebler, Kaprow, Kawara, Kosuth, Le Gac, Levine, Mario Merz, Annette Messager, Robert Morris, Nauman, Nonas, Oppenheim, Paolini, Pozzi, Salvo, Venet and Weiner. Each is given a section in the book with one b/w image.
Boltanski's contribution is a series of five photographs "Le Recit du Pere" from 1976. All are reproduced along with a short text in German and italian.
Some foxing to the inside wrappers else VG.

KUNST IN EUROPA NA’ 68…. 1980.

Gent: Stad Gent, 1980 27.5 x 21cm, 204pp plus card covers. The cover has the title tipped on as a triangular printed label. The exhibition catalogue for a major look back at the artistic endeavours of the year 1968 which includes sections on Art & Languages, Beuys, Broodthaers, Brouwn, Buren, Victor Burgin, Cragg, the Red Crayola, Darboven, Dibbets, Dimitrijevic, Fabro, Feldmann, Flanagan, Gilbert & George, Hans Haacke, Imi Knoebel, Yannis Kounellis, Long, Merz, Panamarenko, Paolini, Poirier, Schum van Elk, Vilmouth and Zorio as well as Boltanski. Boltanski's section includes 4 images of installations in b/w.  Texts in German by Jan Hoet, Gemano Celant, Johannes Cladders, KJ Geirlandt, Sandy Nairne, Piet Vandaalen, Koenraad De Wolf, Tony Godfrey, Alexandra Beaton, F. Menna, and Albert Kuiper. Slight marks to the card covers else VG+. 


Paris: ARC/Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris,1981
21 x 19.5cm, 48pp plus card covers. Exhibition catalogue for a major show of posed photographs by the artist (mostly colour) where models and brightly coloured objects (such as toys, pencils and drawing tools) are arranged to create highly saturated multiple images shown against black backgrounds. Essay by Dominique Viéville and an interview between Boltanksi and Suzanne Pagé (both in French).
This period of work broke temporarily with the artist's previous practice using found or restaged photographs and now utilised his greater technological ability to create much larger works in such formats.

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