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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

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Cat. No. 128

Self-Pity

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2009
Themes:
Fabric Works, Words
Techniques:
Other
Description:
Woven fabric
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
sheet: 24 x 20 1/2" (61 x 52.1 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, stitched in red thread.
Publisher:
The artist
Printer:
Dyenamix, New York
Edition:
25; plus 10 A.P.
Impression:
"AP 2/10" right lower sheet verso, black ink, unknown hand.
Benefit Work:
For the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Curatorial Remarks:
Dyenamix, New York, oversaw the fabrication of this work. The weaving was sub-contracted by Dyenamix to Bethanne Knudson, Design Director, The Oriole Mill, Hendersonville, NC.
Other Remarks:
According to Louise Bourgeois's assistant, Jerry Gorovoy, Bourgeois specifically wanted this work to have a soft, pillow-like quality. She requested that the object be stuffed to create that effect.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of The Easton Foundation
MoMA Accession Number:
1597.2012

Self-Pity
2009

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Published Louise Bourgeois. Self-Pity. 2009
Only state
2009