The Detachment / Die Entfernung
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 31 x 19.5 cm.
  • [104] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Detachment / Die Entfernung

Sophie Calle

The Detachment / Die Entfernung


Artist's book published in conjunction with exhibition held at Arndt & Partner Gallery, Berlin, October 26 - December 8, 1996. An intriguing artist's book in which Calle documents "lost" or soon to be "lost" Soviet era monuments in formerly East Berlin. Center section comprised includes perforated bound-in postcards of former locations of these monuments. Text in English and German.


"Sand in der Vaseline : Künstlerbüucher 1980 - 2002" by Uwe Koch, Sabine Roeder, Dorothea Klein, Klaus Pohl, Melitta Kliege. Köln, Germany : Verlag der Buchandlung Walther König, 2003, pp. 120.
Berlin / Berlin, Germany / Germany: G+B Arts International / Arndt & Partner Gallery,
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light edge-wear including rubbing and slight curl to covers. 3.9 cm. area of marking from erased price written in pencil on endpaper. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36782]