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Flaneur (Surrealists) 

Brassai / Joan Miro / Breton’s Nadja (1928) /Vito Acconci / Sophie Calle / Francis Alys / Marcos Luytens / Dennis Adams

Brassai, Nuits Parisiennes (in Minotaure 7, 1935)


Brassai, Paris de nuit (1933)

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Brassai, “Bébé à la crème éclipse,” 1933-34
“Les cheminées de suie,” 1931

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Joan Miro, “Lady Strolling on the Rambla of Barcelona,” 1925
“The Gentleman,” 1924

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More pages from Breton’s Nadja (1928). Photographs commissioned from Jacques-André Boiffard.

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Vito Acconci

“Following Piece,” Oct 3-25, 1969

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Sophie Calle

“Suite vénitienne,” 1980; Set of 81 elements (55 b/w photographs, 23 texts, 3 maps), variously presented in book form and gallery form

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“La Filature” (The Shadow), 1981. English version : set of one text, one color photograph, 29 b/w photographs partly assembled in groups, 11 texts.

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Francis Alys

“The Collector,” 1990-92;

“Zapatos Magneticos,” 1994;

“The Leak,” 2002;

“The Nightwatch,” 2004;

“Reel-Unreel,” 2011

Marcos Lutyens

"In Touch," Pompidou Center, Paris, 2014

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Dennis Adams

"Outtake" (1998), still and excerpt from 134 minute single-channel video of a performance on Berlin's Kurfurstendamm


"Freeload" (2004), excerpt, aluminum and steel column fitted with two video cameras, two monitors, two single-channel videos.


“Double Feature” (2008), photo series — Spliced from Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless (1959) + Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers (1965)

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“Walking on Wolves” (2011), installation, featuring stills from José Luis Borau’s film Furtivos (Poachers), 1975

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SPILL” (2009), single-channel video, 42 minutes

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