Louise Bourgeois. Just Like Me. 2007

Louise Bourgeois

Just Like Me

2007

State/Variant:
Only state
Medium
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 59 3/8 x 21 1/2" (150.8 x 54.6 cm); sheet: 59 3/8 x 21 1/2" (150.8 x 54.6 cm)
Publisher
Osiris, New York
Printer
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition
17
Impression
"14/17" lower left comp., pencil, artist's hand.
Credit
Gift of the artist
Object number
258.2011
Copyright
© 2017 The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, NY
Department
Drawings and Prints
This work is on view on Floor 3, in an Exhibitions Gallery, with 236 other works online.
Louise Bourgeois has 3,095 works  online.
There are 21,456 prints online.

Anxiety, fear, jealousy, and anger can affect the body, and Bourgeois expressed these tensions through imagery of bones, muscles, intestines, and bodily fluids. "With emotions there is always the physical reactionthe heartbeat, breathing, perspiration," she said, but also "paralyzing fears" and "somatic ailments."

Gallery label from Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait, Sept. 24, 2017-Jan. 28, 2018

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