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Mon Père
Claude Closky [see all titles]
M19 [see all titles] I.S. (Inventaire Supplémentaire) [see all titles]
Claude Closky Mon Père
published in 2002
17 x 20 cm (softcover)
80 pages (color ill.)
out of print
 
Artist's book.
Claude Closky has collected photographs, derived from advertisements referring to the father figure. Some of the visuals have handwritten annotations, either titles or short comments. The collection as a whole can be seen as tracing a possible/impossible biography.
Claude Closky lives in Paris. He works with different medias (video, photography, internet, painting...).
His work was presented at the Bass Museum, Miami (2005), the Busan MoMA, Busan (2005), the CCA, Glasgow (1996), the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2006), the GEM, The Hague (2005), Location One, New York (2003), the Ludwig Museum, Köln (2005), at the Madre, Napoli (2007), the Migros Museum, Zürich (2002), the Miro Foundation, Barcelona (2004), the Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana (2000), the Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg (2006), the Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya (1997), Oca, Sao Paulo (2001), the Tate Liverpool (2003), the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff (2006), etc.
He has participated to the Biennial in Lyon (1995), Rotterdam (photo 2003), Sharjah (2005), Sydney (1996), Taïwan (2000), Valence (2001), Venise (2001), etc.