Sophie Calle
Room

Continuously from Thursday, October 13 at midnight
to Sunday, October 16 at midnight

Featured in The New York Times, The New York Observer, and Artforumcheck out the recent buzz!

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Sophie Calle, one of France's leading contemporary artists, creates a site-specific installation for Crossing the Line in a room of the luxurious Lowell Hotel, located on New York City's Upper East Side.

The autobiographical work features an array of objects of particular significance to the artist, helping viewers to construct their own story of her life.

"Invited to exhibit in a hotel… I have chosen to introduce, in the room assigned to me, several objects that hold a sentimental place in my life, and that I have used for my autobiographical narratives."—Sophie Calle

This event is part of Fiction & Non-Fiction, one of Crossing the Line 2011's three curatorial program perspectives.

 

Venue
The Lowell Hotel
28 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065

Free and open
to the public

Sign in with the concierge and you will be directed to Sophie's room

 

Recent Buzz & Reviews

The Suite Life: Sophie Calle at the Lowell Hotel
By Melissa Feldman, The New York Times – T Magazine blog, Oct 14

How Suite It Is: Sophie Calle Makes an Artwork Out of a Hotel Room
By Andrew Russeth, The New York Observer – Gallerist NY, Oct 11

Sophie Calle talks about Room
By Lauren O'Neill-Butler, Artforum, Oct 10

"Sophie Calle's art mixes image and text to provoke the kind of intense emotional response usually inspired by epic literature or film."—Interview Magazine

 

Co-presented with The Lowell Hotel
Image: Sophie Calle, courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

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