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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Christian Boltanski, French, 1944–2021

La Fête de Pourim


Tin boxes, photographs, lamps, electric wire

235 × 50 × 23 cm (92 1/2 × 19 11/16 × 9 1/16 in.)
Gift of Anna Marie and Robert F. Shapiro, B.A. 1956
On view*
20th century

“Acquisitions 2000,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2001): 126, 128, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 324, pl. 310.

Pamela Franks et al., Responding to Kahn: A Sculptural Conversation, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 2–3, 20, 24–25, 28, 55–56, no. 5, fig. 6.2.

Susan Greenberg Fisher, “Christian Boltanski’s ‘Fête de Pourim’,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 89–92, fig. 1.

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