Sophie Calle: M'as-tu vue

Sophie Calle: M'as-tu vue
Library Shelf Location 18.CALL
Publication Date 2003
Description This comprehensive retrospective of artist Sophie Calle not only celebrates the breadth and intelligence of her iconoclastic work but also leads to a deeper understanding of her unique artistic vision. The work of conceptual artist Sophie Calle embraces numerous media: photography, storytelling, film, and memoir, to name a few. Often controversial, Calle’s projects explore issues of voyeurism, intimacy, and identity as she secretly investigates, reconstructs and documents the lives of strangers—whether she’s inviting them to sleep in her bed, trailing them through a hotel, or following them through the city. Taking on multiple roles—detective, documentarian, behavioral scientist and diarist—Sophie Calle turns the interplay between life and art on its head. The book presents Calle’s best-known works, including The Blind, No Sex Last Night, The Hotel, The Address Book and A Woman Vanishes, as well as lesser known and earlier projects that have largely escaped the public eye. This monumental compendium of Calle’s photographs, diary excerpts and video stills also includes three critical essays, a revealing interview with the artist and a riveting dialogue with fellow artist Damien Hirst.
ISBN 291517301x
Quantity 1
Pages 444
Editor Nicole Gersen
Authors Christine Macel, Olivier Rolin, Yve-Alain Bois
Format Hardcover
Publisher Prestel Publishing, New York
Related Artist Sophie Calle
Categories Conceptual Art, Photography, Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Film and Artists' Moving Image
Keyword Voyeurism
Related Gallery Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Artist's Nationality French
Language French

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