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Christian Boltanski

[French Installation Artist, born in 1944]

• Relationships: Husband of Annette Messager.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Humans (Gizakiak), 1994

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Monuments (La Fête du Pourim), 1989

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Centre Pompidou, Paris
Information dossier on the artist

De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Netherlands
Click "works in collection"

Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Monument Odessa, 1991

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
20 Dead Swiss, 1990

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme, Paris
The inhabitants of the Hôtel Saint-Aignan in 1939

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Klub Myszki Miki, 1972

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Reliquaire: meurtres, 1989-90

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "B" for "Boltanski"

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Monument Odessa

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Monument (Odessa)

The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles
La Danseuse (The Dancer), 1987

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
The Whispers

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Blind Spot Magazine

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 8): Christian Boltanski

Tate Magazine
Studio Visit: Christian Boltanski

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Christian Boltanski: It's a jumble out there", 2010 article by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Art podcast: Adrian Searle discusses Christian Boltanski's installation Personnes at Monumenta 2010

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