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Cat. No. 210-222

Dawn

Date:
2006
Themes:
Abstraction, Fabric Works, Nature, Spirals
Techniques:
Other
Description:
Fabric portfolio with 12 fabric collages
Dimensions:
sheet (each): 12 1/4 x 9 3/4" (31.1 x 24.7 cm); overall: 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 1" (31.1 x 24.7 x 2.5 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower front of cover, stitched in blue thread.
"LB" verso each sheet, stitched.
Publisher:
unpublished
Edition:
Unique
Installation Remarks:
This portfolio of 12 compositions constitutes a single work of art. All of these compositions are to be exhibited together and in the indicated sequence.
Curatorial Remarks:
The color and location of the signature on the verso of each fabric collage is not documented because this work is not in MoMA's collection and could not be examined in person.
Other Remarks:
According to the Louise Bourgeois Studio, the 12 fabric collages comprising the portfolio, "Dawn," are composed of various fabrics from Bourgeois's wardrobe. The sequence of the fabric collages within the portfolio was meant to convey the passage of time and the beginning of a new day.

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  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Dawn, cover. 2006
    Dawn, cover
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Dawn, cover. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 1 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 1 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 1 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 2 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 2 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 2 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 3 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 3 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 3 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 4 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 4 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 4 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 5 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 5 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 5 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 6 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 6 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 6 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 7 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 7 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 7 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 8 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 8 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 8 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 9 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 9 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 9 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 10 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 10 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 10 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 11 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 11 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 11 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
  • NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 12 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006
    Untitled, no. 12 of 12, from the...
    2006
    Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 12 of 12, from the portfolio, Dawn. 2006