Paris: Galeries Magazine, 1988
28.5 x 22cm, 146pp plus pictorial wrappers. A single number of this art magazine which has a portrait of Boltanski on the cover and an 8pp article in French and English about his forthcoming major exhibition in Chicago (pointing out that few French artists are noticed in the USA). Colour images of works in progress in the artist's studio and of the artist. VG+.
Ostfildern. Hatje Cantz. 2006
22.5 x 28.5cm, 156pp plus boards and pictorial dustjacket published in conjunction with the exhibition at Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt. Edited by Ralf Beilwith essays by Aleida Assman, Samuel Becket, Rald Beil, Jorge Luis Borges, Franz Kafka, Tadeusz Kantor, Gabriel Ramin Schor, W. G. Sebald, Werner Spies, and Andrei Tarkovsky, as well as an interview with the artist. Illustrated in colour (86) and b/w throughout. Probably the best of the later monographs on the artist. VG+>
Paris: Art Press, 2010
28.5 x 22cm, 68pp plus wrappers. Single number of this long running art journal which here was dedicated to the work of Boltanski. Articles by Richard Leydier, Georges Didi-Huberman, and the artist. Colour and b/w images throughout. Text in French. VG+.
Paris: Flammarion, 2011
28 x 22cm, 240pp plus boards with cut-away on front cover. A major monograph on the artist in English with essays by Catherine Grenier, Jean Hubert Martin and Daniel Mendelsohn. Illustrated in colour throughout. Interview with the artist, biography, bibliography, filmography and references.
This copy is signed by Boltanski on the first blank page. VG++.
Berlin: Edition Cantz, 2018 24.8 x 28.6cm, 160pp plus pictorial boards. Major monograph with texts by by Meinrad Maria Grewenig, Peter Backes, Frank Krämer, Inge Plettenberg and full colour illustrations (most full page) of works throughout. VG+.
Paris: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 2019
26.5 x 20cm, 280pp plus board with illustration of COEUR on the front. The major monograph and exhibition catalogue for the major career surveying Centre Pompidou exhibition with over 50 large scale installations and other works.
Initially "Faire son Temps" was envisaged as a major retrospective but the artist refused and insisted that new work be on display along with earlier material. Illustrated profusely throughout and a long interview between the artist and Bernard Blistine. This example is VG++.
Paris: Connaissance des Arts, 2020 28.5 x 21cm, 66pp plus original glossy wrappers. A hors series number of the arts journal here dedicated to Boltanski's last large scale exhibition in the Centre Pompidou. Many colour images of works and of the artist throughout and essays in French by Guilaume Morel, Guitemie Maldonado, Myriam Boutoulle and an interview with Annick Collona-Cesari as well as short texts explaining individual works. VG+.