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.
Only state
Louise Bourgeois
vellum overlay: 8 1/4 × 5" (21 × 12.7 cm); page: 8 1/4 × 10 1/2" (21 × 26.6 cm)
Peter Blum Edition, New York
Albani drukkers, The Hague, The Netherlands
Not numbered
Gift of the artist
Object number
© The Easton Foundation/VAGA at ARS, NY
Illustrated book
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