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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION

Cat. No. 1103, unique variant

The Sky Is Falling

State/Variant:
Diptych: only state, unique variant
Date:
2008
Alternate Title:
The Swarm
Themes:
Abstraction, Nature
Techniques:
Aquatint
Description:
Aquatint, with watercolor, gouache, and pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
plate (each): 34 7/8 × 31 3/4" (88.6 × 80.7 cm); sheet: 43 1/4 × 66 7/8" (109.9 × 169.9 cm)
Signature:
right side: "Louise Bourgeois" right lower comp., pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
Unique
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
“The Sky Is Falling” is one of two unique variants of an editioned print titled, “The Swarm,” seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below, along with the second unique variant titled, “Essaim.”

The Swarm; Essaim; The Sky Is Falling
2008-2009

States

Published Louise Bourgeois. The Swarm. 2009
The Swarm
Only state
2009

Unique Variants

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Essaim. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Essaim
Only state, unique variant
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Sky Is Falling. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION The Sky Is Falling
Diptych: only state, unique variant
2008