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    Museum of Modern Art Cat. No. 698

  • Artist Biography

    Louise Bourgeois

    French-American • 1911 - 2010

    Known for her idiosyncratic style, Louise Bourgeois was a pioneering and iconic figure of 20th and early 21st century art. A prolific sculptor, printmaker, draftsman, and painter, Bourgeois has been linked to Surrealism and Feminist art, though she developed a singular voice that betrays firm categorization to a specific art historical movement. Her artworks have been widely understood as visceral meditations of subjective states, such as loneliness, jealousy, pride, anger, fear, love, and longing. Employing diverse materials including metal, fabric, wood, plaster, paper, and paint in both intimate and monumental scales, 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. Bourgeois’ works reside in major institutional collections around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and Tate, London.

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Les Fleurs

2009
Screenprint, on Magnani paper, the full sheet.
S. 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Signed with initials (dedicated 'to Paul' on the reverse), numbered 15/175 in pencil (there were also 25 artist's proofs and an edition of 50 with hand additions), published by the artist, unframed.

Estimate
$1,500 - 2,500 

Sold for $6,875

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New York Auction 24 April 2018