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Cat. No. 678

The Endless Loop

Date:
2008
Themes:
Abstraction, Fabric Works, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Digital
Description:
Fabric collage, with 1 digital print, and metal snaps
Dimensions:
overall: 17 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 1 1/2" (44.5 x 59.7 x 3.8 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower comp., stitched in brown thread.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Dyenamix, New York
Edition:
Unique
Edition Information:
The left half of this diptych is an impression of "The Family," 2007, only state, outside the edition. Another impression of "The Family," outside the edition, appears in "Self Portrait," 2009, seen below in Related Works in the Catalogue.
Curatorial Remarks:
This composition is comprised of two fabric sheets stitched together to combine one digital print and one three-dimensional fabric collage.

The print has two sources in the drawings series "The Family I," 2007, seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below. The male's head is from no. 4 in the series and the rest of the composition is from no. 11.

The Endless Loop
2008

Source
2007

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Family I. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION The Family I
Suite of 12 drawings in gouache on paper
2007

Diptych

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Endless Loop. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2008