Sophie Calle

Thu–Sun, Oct 13–16
The Lowell Hotel

Since the late 1970s, Sophie Calle has made work that investigates provocative and often controversial methods for confronting her emotional and psychological life. She is well-known for her sleuth-like explorations of human relationships, which have led her to follow a stranger in the streets of Venice and document his every move, or find work as a hotel chambermaid in order to photograph the belongings of the hotel’s guests.

Calle’s work has been shown in international venues including the Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston), the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA, New York), the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York), The Tate Gallery (London), the Museum Boymans van Beuningen (Rotterdam), the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo), among others. Recently, Calle was chosen to show her piece, Take Care of Yourself, at the French Pavilion as part of the 2007 Venice Biennale.

Artist's Works


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