Louise Bourgeois Untitled, no. 7 of 69, from the illustrated book, Album 1994

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No. 7 of 69
This picture is very important for me.
What is special about this is that it is a
kind of symbol of the nostalgia and
distance of childhood. It has a kind of
decrepit splendor, which is faraway
behind this ironwork. The two figures on
the high posts preside over reality in their
forbidding way and the establish a very
real distance between today and the past.
And how we see the past.

Publication excerpt from Louise Bourgeois, Album, New York, Peter Blum Edition, 1994.
State/variant
Only state
Author
Louise Bourgeois
Medium
Photolithograph
Dimensions
vellum overlay: 8 1/4 × 5" (21 × 12.7 cm); page: 8 1/4 × 10 1/2" (21 × 26.6 cm)
Publisher
Peter Blum Edition, New York
Printer
Albani drukkers, The Hague, The Netherlands
Edition
850
Impresssion
Not numbered
Credit
Gift of the artist
Object number
196.1997.7
Copyright
© The Easton Foundation/VAGA at ARS, NY
Illustrated book
Album
Department
Drawings and Prints
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