Christian Boltanski’s No Man’s Land fills the interior of the Park Avenue Armory with thousands of pieces of used clothing, and creating a 40-foot-high mountain. A huge clawed crane grabs clumps of clothing from the top of the pile and then the pieces flutter back down to the floor. The floor is gridded off into sections where coats are laid out, animated by the pounding sound of human heartbeats. Visitors have the opportunity to contribute their heartbeats to the piece […]
Christian Boltanski has been invited to present an installation for Monumenta the annual exhibition at Paris’ Grand Palais. Personnes is an exhibition that discusses society, religion, and humanity, in the notions of destiny, death, memory, and chance.
Berlin is a city filled with art and artists. The streets are clean and the graffiti is abundant. Tacheles – An abandoned department store that was taken over by artists it is a well known artist collective housing studios, bars, and gallery spaces. The building was bought by Fundus Group investment fund in the 90s, but to avoid conflict with the artists they leased the building back to the squatter-tenants for 10 years at $0.50 per year. The lease has […]