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Spider IV by LOUISE BOURGEOIS

LOUISE BOURGEOIS

(AMERICAN, FRENCH, 1911 - 2010)

Spider IV , 1996 , Cast 1997

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Materials:

bronze

Measurements:

80.00 in. (203.20 cm.) (height) by 70.98 in. (180.30 cm.) (width) by 20.98 in. (53.30 cm.) (depth)

Edition:

2 of 6 plus 1 AP

Markings:

stamped with the artist's initials LB, edition number 2/6, and fabrication date 97

Exhibited:

Milan, Fondazione Prada,. Louise Bourgeois: Blue Days and Pink Days , May - June 1997, p. 231, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery,. De Re Metallica , June - July 1997 (ed. no. 1/6). Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art,. Louise Bourgeois: Homesickness , November 1997 - January 1998, p. 40, illustrated (with the artist) and p. 97, illustrated in color (the present work). Virginia Beach, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia,. Objectivity: International Objects of Subjectivity , December 1997 - February 1998 (ed. no. 1/6). Bordeaux, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux; Lisbon, Foundation Belem; Malmo, Kunsthalle Malmo; and London, Serpentine Gallery, . Louise Bourgeois , January 1998 - January 1999, p. 29, illustrated in color (ed. no. unknown) and p. 123, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Cologne, Galerie Karsten Greve,. Louise Bourgeois , February - March 1999 , p. 105, illustrated in color (ed. no. unknown) and p. 140, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld,. Louise Bourgeois , February - May 1999, p. 38, illustrated in color (Vol. I) (steel). Cologne, Trinity Church,. Macht und Fursorge/Mother and Care: The Image of the Mother in Contemporary Art , August - October 1999, p. 12, illustrated in color (ed. no. 3/6). Paris, Donjon de Vez,. Fabulous Animals , June - September 2002, p. 33, illustrated in color (AP) . Hamilton, Bermuda, The Ace Gallery,. Louise Bourgeois , August - October 2002 (steel). Tokyo, Shiraishi Contemporary Art, Inc,. Spiders: Louise Bourgeois , May - June 2003 (AP) . Rovereto, Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto; and Düsseldorf, Kunst Palast, . Beauty and the Beasts , December 2004 - December 2005 (steel). Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, . Gorge (L): Oppression and Relief in Art , October 2006 - January 2007, n.p., pl. 30, illustrated in color (ed. no. unknown). Doha, Qatar Museums Authority, QMA Gallery,. Louise Bourgeois: Conscious and Unconscious , January - June 2012, p. 29, illustrated (with the artist) (steel) and p. 66, illustrated in color (AP). London, Royal Academy of Arts,. Bronze , September - December 2012, p. 250 and p. 280, illustrated in color (AP

Literature:

Marie-Laure Bernadac, . Louise Bourgeois: Recent Work , London, 1998, illustrated on the front cover (with the artist) (steel). Louise Bourgeois, La Autoexpresión Es Sagrada Y Fatal," . Arte y Parte 23, November 1999, p. 58, ilustrated (steel). Mignon Nixon and Jon Bird, eds.,. Oxford Art Journal , Vol. 22, No. 2, 1999, p. 74, illustrated (steel). Taeman Choi, "Exhibition and Theme: Louise Bourgeois," . Art Magazine Wolgan Misool , September 2000, p. 104, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern, . Louise Bourgeois , 2000, p. 51, illustrated (steel). Uta Grosenick, . Women Artists in the 20th and 21st Century , Germany, 2001, p. 65, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Martine Schneider-Speller, ed.,. Louise Bourgeois: Recent Sculptures and Drawings , Luxembourg, 2002, p. 124, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, . Runaway Girl: The Artist Louise Bourgeois , New York, 2003, p. 22, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Exh. Cat., Poland, Zacheta Gallery of Art, . Louise Bourgeois: Geometry of Desire , p. 207, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Exh. Cat., Berlin, Akademie der Kunst, . Louise Bourgeois: Intime Abstraktionen , Germany, 2003, p. 116, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Robert Storr, Paulo Herkenhoff, and Allan Schwartzman, . Louise Bourgeois , London, 2003, p. 19, illustrated (in installation) (steel). Thomas Kellein, . Garden-Landscape Ostwestfalen-Lippe , Germany, 2004, n.p., illustrated (brochure). . PLOP: Recent Projects of the Public Art Fund , London and New York, 2004, p. 63, illustrated. Exh. Cat., Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien, . Louise Bourgeois: Aller-Retour , 2005, p. 207, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Peter Weiermair, . Eccentrics , Germany, 2006, p. 27, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern (and travelling), . Louise Bourgeois , 2007, p. 18, fig. no. 5, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Nancy Spero, Helmut Lang, Elaine Showalter, and Denyse Bertoni, "Louise Bourgeois I-III,". Tate Etc., Issue 11, Autumn 2007, p. 59, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Marika Wachtmeister, Patrick Amellem, Ingela Lind, Bera Nordal, and Griselda Pollock, . Louise Bourgeois: Maman , The Wanås Foundation, Sweden, 2007, p. 83, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Richard D. Marshall, "Interview with Louise Bourgeois," . Whitewall , no. 8, Winter 2008, p. 125 illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Claude Pommereau, ed., "Louise Bourgeois au Centre Pompidou," . Beaux Arts Magazine , March 2008, illustrated on the front cover (with the artist) (steel). Suzanne Russell, . Focus on Contemporary Art , Denmark, 2009, p. 55, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). Ulf Küster, . Louise Bourgeois , Germany, 2011, p. 120, illustrated (with the artist) (steel). "Alloyed Delights," . Financial Times , September 13, 2012, p. 11, illustrated in color. Lea Triendl, "Louise Bourgeois: Passage Dangereux," . Vernissage Ausstellungen , Heidelberg, 2012, illustrated on the front cover (with the artist) (steel), p. 3 and p. 17, illustrated . Sarah P. Hanson, "Fortune's Son," . Art + Auction , November 2013, p. 181, illustrated in color (in installation

Provenance:

The Artist. Galerie Piece Unique, Paris. Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above). Acquired by the present owner from the above

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