"This is an exorcism. I wanted to forget. It was about something... maybe my wish to hand weave a baby's blanket. I was told it would be better to make a knitted blanket... that it shouldn't be woven... then I wouldn't need a loom." This print "gave reality to a futile desire. It's a kind of regret... a bit of anger. An attempt at asserting the futile is better than nothing. It's one of those stabs at recognition... at affirmation. Then the feeling goes away." (Quote cited in Wye, Deborah and Carol Smith. “The Prints of Louise Bourgeois.” New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1994, p. 134.)
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