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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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Cat. No. 1023/A

Untitled

State/Variant:
Component A, only state
Date:
c. 1989
Descriptive Title:
Wide Spiral
Themes:
Abstraction, Spirals
Techniques:
Aquatint, Drypoint
Description:
Aquatint and drypoint
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 6 15/16 x 4 15/16" (17.6 x 12.6 cm); sheet: 15 11/16 x 11 1/2" (39 x 29.2 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
1 known impression of component A
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.

This composition appears on its own and also as part of a diptych and a triptych. It is designated component A to distinguish it from the other plates used in the diptych and the triptych, which are designated component B and component C. (See Evolving Composition Diagram).
Background:
In 1989, to help Bourgeois prepare for what would be a major project together, "the puritan," Ben Shiff of Osiris, New York, provided her with test plates on which she made various technical experiments. See Related Works in the Catalogue.
Former Cat. No.:
W & S B7
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
644.1993

Untitled
1989-1990

Component A

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. c. 1989
Component A, only state
c. 1989

Component B

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. c. 1989
Component B, only state
c. 1989

Component C

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. c. 1989
Component C, only state
c. 1989

Diptych Version

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 1989-1990
Diptych version (components A and B), only state
1989-1990

Triptych Version

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 1989-1990
Triptych version (components A, B, and C), only state
1989-1990