Louise Bourgeois. Just Like Me. 2007

Louise Bourgeois Just Like Me 2007

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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.
Only state
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)
Osiris, New York
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
"14/17" lower left comp., pencil, artist's hand.
Gift of the artist
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© The Easton Foundation/VAGA at ARS, NY
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