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Spider II by LOUISE BOURGEOIS

LOUISE BOURGEOIS

(AMERICAN, FRENCH, 1911 - 2010)

Spider II , 1995

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Materials:

bronze

Measurements:

72.99 in. (185.40 cm.) (height) by 72.99 in. (185.40 cm.) (width) by 22.52 in. (57.20 cm.) (depth)

Edition:

Edition 5 of 6 plus 1 AP

Markings:

signed with the artist's initials and stamped with the edition number 'LB 5/6' (on underside)

Exhibited:

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Premio Marco 1995, January-September 1996 (steel version exhibited). Washington D.C., Baumgartner Galleries, Inc., Louise Bourgeois: Spiders, May-July 1996 (another example exhibited). New York, Greene Naftali Gallery, Women’s Work, September-October 1996 (another example exhibited). Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center, Louise Bourgeois: Ode a Ma Mere, April-June 1997 (another example exhibited). Columbus, Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Wexner Prize Wall, April-May 1999 (another example exhibited). Williamstown, Williams College Museum of Art, Louise Bourgeois: Sleepwalking, November 2001-August 2002 (another example exhibited). Baltimore, Walters Art Museum, Louise Bourgeois: Femme, February-May 2006 (another example exhibited). Palm Springs Art Museum, Passionate Pursuit: Gifts and Promised Works from Donna and Cargill MacMillan, September 2009-ongoing (another example exhibited). Marseille, Musée Cantini, Le Rêve, September 2016-January 2017 (another example exhibited). New York, Museum of Modern Art, Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait, September 2017-January 2018 (another example exhibited).

Literature:

G. McNatt, “The Artist and her Id,” Baltimore Sun, 08 February 2006, p. 1C (another example illustrated). K. Johnson, "'Louise Bourgeois: Femme' at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore," New York Times, 05 May 2006, p. E32. R. Storr, Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois, New York, 2016, pp. 664-665 (another example illustrated in color).

Provenance:

Galería Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid Private collection, Europe, 1999 Galerie Hopkins, Paris Acquired from the above by the present owner

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