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Cat. No. 288

You Are My Polar Star

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2009
Themes:
Fabric Works, Nature, Words
Techniques:
Digital
Description:
Digital print, with stitching in red thread
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
sheet: 36 x 27 5/8" (91.4 x 70.2 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower comp., stitched in red thread.
Publisher:
Carolina Nitsch Editions, New York
Printer:
Dyenamix, New York
Edition:
15; plus 4 A.P.
Impression:
"AP 2/4" lower middle sheet verso, white pencil, unknown hand.
Edition Information:
There is 1 known variant impression, outside the edition. The impression is included in the unique fabric collage, "You are My Polar Star."

The star elements derive from an editioned work, "Les Étoiles," and are also found in the unique fabric collage, "Polar Star." The stars were enlarged through the digital printing process for two additional unique fabric collages: "The Long Night" and "The Long Night II." These works are seen below in Related Works in the Catalogue.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
108.2012

You Are My Polar Star
2009

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2009
Published Louise Bourgeois. You Are My Polar Star. 2009
Only state
2009