Following from the Louise Bourgeois Book Lab shown at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel earlier in 2016, this unique edition comprises two collections of books, together with archival material kindly loaned by the Easton Foundation. The first bookshelf invites you to explore a small selection of the books and writings that were known to have been in Bourgeois’s bedroom and home, serving as a constant reference for the artist. The second bookshelf contains a special library of carefully chosen publications to show the breadth of the artist’s practice and personality.
About the Artist
Born in France in 1911, and working in America from 1938 until her death in 2010, Louise Bourgeois is recognized as one of the most important and influential artists of the 20th Century. For over seven decades, Bourgeois’s creative process was fueled by an introspective reality,…