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Louise Bourgeois: L'araignée et les tapisseries

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For over a decade, Hauser & Wirth has worked closely with Louise Bourgeois and the Louise Bourgeois Studio to produce a range of publications, from exhibition catalogs to artist’s books. Originally published as a limited-edition artist’s book in 2014, this trade edition of ‘Louise Bourgeois: L’araignée et les tapisseries’ reproduces the artist’s tapestry and needlepoint works together with photographs and facsimile documents from the Bourgeois family archive. Contextualizing the artist’s use of these materials, excerpts from the artist’s psychoanalytical writings and diaries reveal the symbolic values of reparation, restoration and redemption that lie behind this important body of work. Text by Louise Bourgeois.

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Louise Bourgeois: L'araignée et les tapisseries

Regular price
$48.00
Sale price
$48.00
Regular price
| INC. VAT

Language

French

Publisher

Hauser & Wirth Publishers

Publication Date

June 2014

ISBN

9783952363058

Pages

88 pages

Size

21.5 x 15.5 cm

Editor

Hauser & Wirth Publishers

Composition

Clothbound Hardcover

The Artist

Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois, (b. 1911, Paris, France; d. 2010, New York, USA) used the body as a primary form to explore the human condition. From poetic drawings to room-sized installations, she physically manifested her anxieties in order to exorcise them. Memory, love, fear, and abandonment are at the core of her complex and renowned body of work.
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