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    Museum of Modern Art Cat. No. 226

  • Artist Bio

    Louise Bourgeois

    French-American • 1911 - 2010

    Known for her idiosyncratic style, Louise Bourgeois was a pioneering and iconic figure of twentieth and early twenty-first century art. Untied to an art historical movement, Bourgeois was a singular voice, both commanding and quiet.

    Bourgeois was a prolific printmaker, draftsman, sculptor and painter. She employed diverse materials including metal, fabric, wood, plaster, paper and paint in a range of scale — both monumental and intimate. She used recurring themes and subjects (animals, insects, architecture, the figure, text and abstraction) as form and metaphor to explore the fragility of relationships and the human body. Her artworks are meditations of emotional states: loneliness, jealousy, pride, anger, fear, love and longing.

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2010
Digital print in colors, on fabric, the full sheet.
S. 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
With stitched initials in red thread, red printed title and numbered 174/300 in pencil (there were also 35 artist's proofs), published by the artist in support of For Freedom To Marry, New York, framed.

Estimate
$2,500 - 3,500 

sold for $10,625

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New York Auction 24 April 2018