Artist Sophie Calle Wants You to Take Your Secrets to the Grave. Here, She Tells Us Why

Inside the Provençal woods surrounding the Château La Coste vineyard in southeastern France, you might stumble upon an ancient Roman path that comes to an abrupt dead end. Here, the French conceptual artist, writer, and photographer Sophie Calle has built a grave, and she wants people to fill it with secrets.

Calle’s grave is the newest permanent installation on the grounds of the vineyard and contemporary art and architecture destination, and it’s in good company, with work by Alexander Calder and Louise Bourgeoisamong others installed on the property. The site will be officially inaugurated as part of Calle’s latest exhibition, fittingly titled “Dead End,” which runs July 2 through August 15.
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