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Cat. No. 363/II (fabric)

Spiraling Arrows

State/Variant:
State II of II
Date:
2002
Themes:
Abstraction, Fabric Works, Spirals
Techniques:
Engraving
Description:
Engraving, with selective wiping
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 18 x 24" (45.7 x 61 cm); sheet: 20 1/4 x 26 3/4" (51.4 x 67.9 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower margin, stitched in red thread.
Publisher:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
5, and an edition of 25 on paper with 7 A.P., 5 P.P., 2 H.C., 1 B.A.T.
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The fabric edition is dated 2002 and the paper edition is dated 2004. The fabric edition is printed in red ink and the paper edition is printed in black ink.

There are variations in the fabrics used in this edition, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces. This example has pronounced staining or scorching. Another varying example is reproduced in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I in engraving: lines reinforced overall.
Curatorial Remarks:
The plate dimensions of this impression could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions are from the published impression on paper in MoMA's Collection. The sheet dimnsions were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.

Spiraling Arrows
2001-2004

Source
2001

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spiraling Arrows. 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Spiraling Arrows
Ink and colored pencil on paper
2001

States

Louise Bourgeois. Spiraling Arrows. 2001
State I of II, variant
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiraling Arrows. 2002
State I of II, variant
2002
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spiraling Arrows. 2002
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of II
2002
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spiraling Arrows. 2002
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of II
2002
Published Louise Bourgeois. Spiraling Arrows. 2004
State II of II
2004