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.
The Grand Palais is stunning, the domed ceiling and the intensity of the day light adds a quality to everything it houses. So stunning and immence as Kiefer’s Sternenfall. The combination of the architectural structures and the housed spaces with walls filled from top to bottom with paintings is exemplified by the title of this series Monumenta. Anselm Kiefer was inspired by the poetry of Paul Celan and Ingeborg Bachmann whose writings reflect on the horrors and sentiments oaround Auschwitz […]