MONUMENTA 2010 / Christian Boltanski, Personnes
Curator: Catherine Grenier
Artistic confrontation of great ambition, MONUMENTA invites each year, on the initiative of the Ministry of Culture and Communication / Delegation to the plastic arts, a contemporary artist of international renown to invest the 13,500 m2 of the nave of the Grand Palais with a masterpiece specially designed for the occasion.
After the success of the first two editions of MONUMENTA entrusted to Anselm Kiefer, in 2007, and the American sculptor Richard Serra, in 2008, which each attracted more than 140,000 visitors in five weeks, Christian Boltanski, one of the most leading French artists, taking up the challenge in 2010. The exhibition is co-produced by the National Center for Visual Arts, the Grand Palais and the Réunion des Musées Nationaux.