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Cat. No. 1126

Around We Go

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2004
Themes:
Body Parts, Spirals
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
panel (a): Soft ground etching, with red pencil additions
panel (b): Soft ground etching, with red ink, red pencil, and pencil additions
panel (c): Soft ground etching, with black pencil additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper (3 sheets), mounted on smooth, wove board
Dimensions:
plate (a and c) (each): 9 13/16 × 7 7/16" (25 × 18.9 cm); plate (b): 9 13/16 × 8 7/16" (25 × 21.4 cm); sheet (overall): 16 9/16 × 28 7/8" (42.1 × 73.3 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
3
Impression:
"Study 1/3 / MOMA" verso, lower middle sheet, red pencil, artist's hand (?).
Edition Information:
The hand additions vary from impression to impression. For comparison, see the other impression in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.

In this edition, Bourgeois and the publisher designated each impression as a study. (Usually in this catalogue, the term study describes photocopies and tracings that were used in the process of developing a composition.)

The plate seen in panels (a) and (c) was also included in the illustrated book "Hang On" and in the edition "The Lost Girl." They can both be seen in Related Works in the Catalogue below.
State Changes and Additions:
Matrices:
The plate seen in panels (a) and (c) is arranged in a different orientation for each panel.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
708.2006

Around We Go
2004

Source
2002

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2002
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled
Pencil, ink, and correction fluid on music paper
2002

States

Published Louise Bourgeois. Around We Go. 2004
Only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Around We Go. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2004