Laure de Margerie and Edouard Papet, Facing the Other: Charles Cordier, Ethnographic Sculptor. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2004. 256pp., 600 illustrations, including 200 color plates.
The Dahesh Museum of Art’s autumn exhibition Facing the Other: Charles Cordier, Ethnographic Sculptor was accompanied by a richly illustrated 256-page catalogue, with essays on the artist and his work by Laure de Margerie, archivist at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris; Edouard Papet, curator of sculpture at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris; Christine Barthe, head of the photography collection of the Musée de l’Homme, Paris; and Maria Vigli, an art historian. There are 600 illustrations, including 200 color plates, enhanced by Laure de Margerie’s unprecedented catalogue raisonné. This English-language edition, made possible in part by the Isaacson-Draper Foundation, is published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.