Koln: Walther Konig, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Small quarto (10" x 8"). Unpaginated. Printed on black paper stock with white text in French, German and English. Black cloth spine lettered in white, over gray boards lettered in black & red. Illustrated throughout with photos, facsimiles and collages.
"He left school very early on and made many spelling mistakes, he liked to brag about that. He worked very little or at least that's what he said, he claimed that he lived a retiring life, that he spent his time in public gardens or in museums in winter because they were heated." 100 like autobiographical statements are juxtaposed opposite 100 photo. and document collages to form La Vie Impossible." (OCLC)
"Art-making is not about telling the truth but making the truth felt." "We all die twice - once when we actually die and once when no one on earth recognizes our photograph." Christian Boltanski (b. 1944). Fine. Item #51306