OBJECT MULTIPLES

Paris: Centre Pompideau, 2019
7.8 x 5.3cm, metal and plastic and paper fridge magnet with an image of the artist's Le Maanteau from 1991. VG.

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Paris: Centre Pompideau, 2019
7.8 x 5.3cm, metal and plastic and paper fridge magnet with an image of the artist's Depart from 2015. VG.

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Paris: Centre Pompideau, 2019
18 x 5cm, 2pp bookmark with a detail from of the artist's Crepuscule installation from 2015. On the back a smaller image of the work in b/w and details. VG+.

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Paris: Centre Pompideau, 2019
18 x 5cm, 2pp bookmark with an image of the artist's Coeur (Heart) - a lightbulb that turns off and on with a soundtrack of human heartbeats from 2005. On the back a smaller image of the work in b/w and details. VG+.

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Paris: Centre Pompideau, 2019
7.8 x 5.3cm, metal and plastic and paper fridge magnet with an image of the artist's Coeur (Heart) - a lightbulB that turns off and on with a soundtrack from 2005. VG.

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Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2019
24.5 x 33cm, thick printed card bound together with elastic band closures. A drawing board with two of the artist's installations on front and back - the lights spell out arrive and depart - an obvious reference to birth and death. This was an unlimited edition issued at the time of the major career surveying Paris exhibition. 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. This example is unwrapped in original shrink wrap plastic. VG++.

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Milano: Pirelli HangarBicocca, 2017
50 x 46cm, printed brown paper bag with string handles. Boltanski organised along with Hans Ulrich Obrist a series of TAKE ME I’M YOURS exhibitions (beginning in 1995 at the Serpentine Gallery, London) where the artworks could be taken away by visitors. Boltanski often created “Dispersions” – piles of second hand clothing that anyone was welcome to put into the specially printed bags (of which this is one example) and take home. This was a second such installation - previously in Paris - the bags however differed slightly from each other in the texts but the designed was the same . Theoretically an unlimited edition but time limited. This example is in VG+ condition but folded twice for storage.
This example with a piece of children's clothing from the exhibition.

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France: Monnaie de Paris, 2015
50 x 46cm, printed brown paper bag with string handles. Boltanski organised along with Hans Ulrich Obrist a series of TAKE ME I'M YOURS exhibitions (beginning in 1995 at the Serpentine Gallery, London) where the artworks could be taken away by visitors. Boltanski often created "Dispersions" - piles of second hand clothing that anyone was welcome to put into the specially printed bags (of which this is one example) and take home. Theoretically an unlimited edition but time limited.
This example is in VG+ condition but folded twice for storage.
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France: Monnaie de Paris, 2015
21 x 15cm, 1pp typographic handout describing the work from the exhibition. Also mentioned the Felix Gonzalez Torres works on show in the exhibition. VG+.

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30 x 24 x 24cm, two part deliberately rusted tin box with pasted on label with the name "ANNIE HANNAFORD". An unique box from the large installation "The Work People of Halifax" first displayed in Yorkshire, UK in 1995. The installation consists of thousands of such boxes each with a label with a different name from the many employees of the Dean Clough carpet factory which closed in 1983. The size of the installation varies depending on the space allocated to it when exhibited.
This is one of the boxes - a gift from the artist. In VG+ condition.

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London: Serpentine Gallery, 1995
46 x 41cm, printed plastic carrier bag. The first of a series of TAKE ME I'M YOURS exhibitions where the artworks could be taken away by visitors. Boltanski often created "Dispersions" - piles of second hand clothing that anyone was welcome to put into the specially printed bags (of which this is one example) and take home. Theoretically an unlimited edition but time limited. This example is in VG+ although folded for storage.

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Koln: Buchnadlung Konig, 1993
21 x 4.5cm, 2pp bookmark which also reproduces on the front 3 post-war adverts for "lost" children who is seeking family members. Boltanski requests that anyone who recognises him or her self should please get in touch. This is to promote the related artist's book of the same title. VG+

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