French artist Christian Boltanski dies aged 76

Boltanski made headlines in 2010 when he agreed to offer 24-hour video footage of his Paris studio for the rest of his life to an Australian collector, in return for regular payments. The ultimate price paid by the collector, David Walsh, was to be determined by the amount of time Boltanski lived. The deal stipulated that if Boltanksi lived for more than eight years, then Walsh would have paid more than they estimated the work was worth

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