Chronik

1944
Born in Paris, France
1994
Awarded the Kunstpreis Aachen
1997
Awarded the Roland-Preis for art in public spaces by the Stiftung Bremer Bildhauerpreis
2000
Received art prize from Nord-LB (Hannover)
2001
Received the Kaiserring art prize from the city of Gosslar
2006
Awarded Praemium Imperiale (for sculpture), Japan Art Association, Tokyo, Japan
2008
Adenauer - de Gaulle Preis together with Anselm Kiefer
Lives and works in Malakoff, near Paris, France

Ausstellungen

2015
Christian Boltanski – La Salle des Pendus, MAC’s, Hornu, Belgium (solo)
2015
Monterrey, Mexico (solo)
2014
Pompéia, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2014
MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile, Chile (solo)
2014
Chance, Carriageworks, Eveleigh, Australia (solo)
2013
The Last Laugh, Apexart, New York, USA
2013
Manchester International Festival MIF 2013, Manchester,United Kingdom
2013
Grosse Hamburger Strasse, Kewenig, Berlin, Germayn (solo)
2013
Moved, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germayn (solo)
2012
Chance, Nederlands Fotomueum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
2012
Battement de coeur, Musée d’Art Nahum Gutman, Newe Tsedek, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2012
Christian Boltanski’s Migrantes Exhibition, Museo de Inmigrantes, Argentinia (solo)
2012
The Heart Archive, IHME Project 2012, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
2012
Chance, Casa Franca-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
2012
Art and Press. Kunst. Wahrheit. Wirklichkeit., Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin / ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2012
Reich mir die Hand. Die Geste der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, DZ BANK Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt on the Main, Germany
2012
Beyond Memory, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
2012
Sympathy for the Devil, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
2012
Die subtile Gewalt der Dinge – Bilder gesellschaftlichen Wandels 11, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany
2012
Utopie Gesamtkunstwerk, Belvedere, Wien, Austria
2012
XXX. Europaratsausstellung. Verführung Freiheit. Kunst in Europa seit 1945, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
2012
Tour de France/Florida: contemporaray Artists from France in Florida`s Private Collections, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, USA
2012
Dangerously Young, Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent, Belgium
2012
Selections from the Guggenheim - Bilbao Collection, Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
2012
Auf Papier, Kewenig Galerie, Köln, Germany
2012
Manifesta 9 Limburg 2012, International Foundation Manifesta, Limburg
2012
Questions d`images (visages de sable), Caré d`Art, Nimes, France
2011
Eroe / Heroes, a cura di Danilo Eccher, Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Torino, Italy
2011
Le Consortium, Dijon, France
2011
Sans fin, Fondazione Volume!, Roma, Italy (solo)
2010
Les Archives du Coeur, MAC/VAL, MAC/VAL - Musée d‘art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France (solo)
2010
Christian Boltanski. No Man's Land, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA (solo)
2010
Personnes, HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy (solo)
2010
Danach, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2010
French Pavilion of 54th Biennale di Venezia, Italy (solo)
2010
Les Archives du Coeur, MAC/VAL, MAC/VAL - Musée d‘art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France (solo)
2010
Christian Boltanski. No Man's Land, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA (solo)
2010
Personnes, HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy (solo)
2010
Danach, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2010
French Pavilion of 54th Biennale di Venezia, Italy (solo)
2010
Les Archives du Coeur, MAC/VAL, MAC/VAL - Musée d‘art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France (solo)
2010
Personnes, in the course of 'Monumenta', Grand Palais, Paris, France (solo)
2010
Les Archives du Coeur, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart in the course of 'MONA - Festival of Music and Art', Hobart, Australia (solo)
2009 – 2010
Ich Zweifellos, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
2009
La vie possible, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein (solo)
2009
Vanitas, Artproject Salzburg, Krypta Salzburg Cathedral, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2009
Die verborgene Spur. Jüdische Wege durch die Moderne, Felix-Nußbaum-Haus, Osnabrück, Germany
2009
Dispositivos Opticos. La arquitectura como trayectorias de la mirada, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Italy
2008
Von Kunst und Politik, Kunst-Raum im Deutschen Bundestag, Berlin, Germany
2008
Je est un autre, Galleria Roma, Rome, Italy
2008
Bildpolitiken, Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria
2008
Serce, Galeria Foksal, Warszawa, Poland (solo)
2007
Herzschlag, Pfefferberg Berlin, Germany (solo)
2007
Luce di pietra, Palazzo Farnese, Rome, Italy
2007
Mapas, Cosmogonias e Puntos de Referencia, CGAC – Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2007
MCA Exposed: Defining Moments in Photography, 1967-2007, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2007
Ateliers – L'artistes et ses lieux de création, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
2007
25 Jahre – 25 Werke, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl
2007
Kopf an Kopf – Serielle Portraitfotografie, Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany
2007
Beyond the Wall. Berlin – Freihafen der Künste, Stiftung Brandenburger Tor, Max Liebermann Haus, Berlin, Germany
2007
Annulé, capc Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
2007
Time, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany
2007
Monuments Noirs, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, Germany
2006
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata-ken, Japan
2006
The Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece
2006
Christian Boltanski, MACRO-Museo dArte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy
2006
The Expanded Eye. Sehen-entgrenzt und verflüssigt, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
2006
Kunst und Photographie, Photographie und Kunst, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany
2006
Da Monet a Boltanski, Fondazione Magnani-Rocca, Parma, Italy
2006
Surprise, Surprise, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London, England
2005
De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman, Galerie de France, Paris, France
2005
Storie di sguardi, Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, Italy
2005
Film Ist und Als ob in der Kunst, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
2005
Centre of Gravity, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
2005
Christian Boltanski: Prendre la parole, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France
2005
50 Jahre: Years documenta 1955-2005, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
2005
The Collection XII, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
2004
Sonderaktion Graphiken und Bücher, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany
2004
Attraversare Genova. Percorsi e linguaggi internazionali del contemporaneo. Villa Croce Museo dArte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy
2004
Collective Perspectives: New Acquisitions Celebrate the Centennial, The Jewish Museum of New York, USA
2004
SAMEDI RIEN: Französisches aus den Siebzigern, Galerie Jöllenbeck, Cologne, Germany
2004
Stadtlicht-Lichtkunst/Illuminated Cities-Illuminated Art, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Center of International Sculpture, Duisburg, Germany
2004
utopia station: auf dem weg nach porto alegre, HDK-Haus der Kunst, München, Munich, Germany
2004
The Last Picture Show, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2003
Geschenkte Kunst, Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany
2003
New presentation of the collection (VI), MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
2003
The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2003
7e Biennale de Lyon: C'est arrivé demain, La biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon, France
2003
Christian Boltanski: Entre Temps, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2003
Feldforschung, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2003
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2003, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata-ken, Japan
2002
Utopie Quotidiane: Luomo e i suoi sogni nellarte dal 1960 ad oggi, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milano, Italy
2002
Exposition inaugurale: l'Herbier & le Nuage, MACs Grand Hornu, Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu, Belgium
2002
Les Enfants du Paradis, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2002
OUT OF PRINT/ EDIÇÃO ESGOTADA, Museu Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal
2002
Ars Photographica: Fotografie und Künstlerbücher, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Germany
2002
Tableaux Vivants: Living Pictures and Attitudes in Photography, Film, and Video, Kunsthalle Wien (Halle 1, Halle 2), Vienna, Austria
2002
Iconoclash: Jenseits der Bilderkriege in Wissenschaft, Religion und Kunst, ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany
2001
Face[t]s of Memory: Found Photographs and Family Albums, The Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
2001
La Comédie humaine, Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain (Mamco), Geneva, Switzerland
2001
do it, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
2001
printemps de septembre, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France
2001
Christian Boltanski: Revenir-Objects, installation, photography,The Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
2001
Jeff Wall, Christian Boltanski: Part Two, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
2001
The Foksal Gallerys Deposit, The Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland