• Jean-Luc Moulène

    Carré d'Art - Musée d'Art Contemporain

    FOR THE ONGOING PROJECT “Documents,” begun in the late 1990s, French artist Jean-Luc Moulène creates photographs that explore the interconnections between public commerce and art. Two well-known series within this project are “Les Filles d’Amsterdam” (Amsterdam Girls), 2005—close-up portraits of naked prostitutes, crouching so that their shaved genitals have equal billing with their hard-looking faces—and “Objets de grève” (Strike Objects), 1999–2000, which document what Moulène calls “objects of altered production” made by striking French factory workers: bright red shoes, strike maps, political

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