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Cat. No. 1331

Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #2)

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2008
Themes:
Abstraction, Music, Nature, Spirals
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, gouache, and colored pencil additions
Support:
Music paper; staves drawn in pencil
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 1/2 × 3 5/8" (36.8 × 9.2 cm); sheet: 14 7/8 × 5 7/8" (37.8 × 14.9 cm)
Signature:
"L / B" right lower comp., each sheet, pencil. (Elements of letters reinforced.)
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
Unique
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
“Orbits and Gravity” is a title applied to seven numerically-ordered compositions, dated 2008-2009. (#4 is applied to two different compositions, designated A and B for cataloguing purposes.) One composition, Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #1), has four panels, and another, Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #2), has two panels. The compositions often incorporate the same plates but in different configurations. In addition to the composition documented here, the six others in this group are seen in Related Works in the Catalogue.

This composition is made up of two panels. The two panels incorporate plates that also appear in Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #1) (second panel), Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #3), Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #5) (one of two superimposed plates), and Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #6) (middle plate, in center of sheet).

In addition, the plate in the left panel appears in "The Fall" and in "The Sky was Spinning," both seen in Related Works in the Catalogue.
Curatorial Remarks:
The color of the hand additions, plate size, and paper type could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #2)
2008

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Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #2). 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2008