Lot 69: LOUISE BOURGEOIS - Ode à loubli (Ode to Forgetting), 2003-04
October 26, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: LOUISE BOURGEOIS - Ode à loubli (Ode to Forgetting), 2003-04
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Notes: With the artist's name and numbered 17/25 on cloth labels affixed to the inside of the back cover (there were also 7 artist's proofs), published by Peter Blum Edition, New York, fabrication, dyeing and digital printing by Solo Impression workshop and Dyenamix, New York.
Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 14 x 3 in. (26.7 x 35.6 x 7.6 cm)
Literature: Museum of Modern Art Cat. No. 61b-95b Deborah Wye, Louise Bourgeois (American, born France 1911), in Cornelia Butler and Alexandra Schwartz, eds., Modern Women: Women Artists at The Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2010, pp. 274-277 Germano Celant, Louise Bourgeois, The Fabric Works, 2010, no. 145
Medium: The complete hand-made cloth book with 35 compositions: 30 fabric collages with archival dyes and 5 lithographs on fabric, bound with tie and buttonhole fastening (allowing the pages to be unbound).