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Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)
Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)
Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)
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Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)

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Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)
HANG ON
unbound etching and hand painted mixed-media book of seventeen pages
each page: 33 x 54in. (83.8 x 137.2cm.)
Executed in 2004, this work is number three from an edition of nine unbound unique variants (18)
Provenance
Carolina Nitsch, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006.
Exhibited
Ascona, Museo Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Louise Bourgeois:Storytelling, 2007 (another from the edition exhibited).
Boston, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Louise Bourgeois: Hang On!!, 2010 (another from the edition exhibited).
Cologne, Galerie Karsten Greve, Louise Bourgeois: Prints on Fabric and Paper, 2010 (another from the edition exhibited).
Post Lot Text
This work is registered in the Louise Bourgeois Archive, New York, under number BOUR-8807.
Sale Room Notice
Please note the correct medium for this work should read as unbound etching and hand painted mixed-media book of seventeen pages and is number three from an an edition of nine unbound unique variants.

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Lot Essay

'[Louise Bourgeois's] work is by turns aggressive and pathetic, sexually charged and physically awkward, tense and shapeless. It employs an imagery of encounter to render concrete an almost inescapable sense of solitude. In short, it is physically, if not always formally, rich stuff.' (R. Hughes in Nothing if Not Critical , London 1990, pp. 285-286).

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