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Louise Bourgeois

Author: Louise BourgeoisFrances MorrisPaulo HerkenhoffMarie-Laure BernadacTate Modern (Gallery); et al; All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Rizzoli, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Developed in close collaboration with the artist and accompanying a major retrospective exhibition that is touring internationally, this book provides a comprehensive overview of Bourgeois's entire career. Designed as an illustrated glossary to her life and work it covers everything from A for Abandonment to W for Words, via F for Family, Father Figures, and Feminism and S for Sexuality, Studio, and Suicide. Also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Louise Bourgeois.
New York, N.Y. : Rizzoli, 2008
(OCoLC)609350791
Named Person: Louise Bourgeois; Bourgeois; Louise Bourgeois; Louise Bourgeois
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Bourgeois; Frances Morris; Paulo Herkenhoff; Marie-Laure Bernadac; Tate Modern (Gallery); Musée national d'art moderne (France); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.; Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.); Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.; et al
ISBN: 9780847831319 0847831310
OCLC Number: 214065206
Notes: Originally published: London, Tate Publishing, 2007.
Exhibition held at the Tate Modern, London, Oct. 10, 2007-Jan. 20, 2008 ; Centre Pompidou, Paris, March 5-June 2, 2008 ; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 27-Sept. 28, 2008 ; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Oct. 26, 2008-Jan. 26, 2009 ; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., Feb. 28-June 7, 2009.
Description: 316 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
Contents: I do, I undo, I redo / Frances Morris --
Abstraction/L'esprit géométrique / Robert Storr --
Feminism/Is she? Or isn't she? / Elisabeth Lebovici --
Old age/Old age style : late Louise Bourgeois / Linda Nochlin --
Psychoanalysis/Louise Bourgeois : reconstructing the past / Mignon Nixon --
Runaway girl/Louise Bourgeois : from little pea to runaway girl / Julia Kristeva --
Sculpture/Hybrid sculpture / Alex Potts --
Writings/Words as transitional objects / Donald Kuspit.
Responsibility: edited by Frances Morris ; with essays by Paulo Herkenhoff ... [et al.] ; contributions by Marie-Laure Bernadac ... [et al.].
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"Developed in close collaboration with the artist and accompanying a major retrospective exhibition that is touring internationally, this book provides a comprehensive overview of Bourgeois's entire career. Designed as an illustrated glossary to her life and work it covers everything from A for Abandonment to W for Words, via F for Family, Father Figures, and Feminism and S for Sexuality, Studio, and Suicide. Also included are selected writings by Bourgeois herself and a full chronology making it the most thorough and up-to-date publication on the artist available."--Jacket.

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