Carolina Nitsch Editions, New York
A New York art dealer and publisher of editions, Carolina Nitsch began her involvement with Bourgeois's prints in the 1990s as director of Brooke Alexander Gallery, where she included the artist's work in her inventory. Those prints were primarily from publisher Ben Shiff of Osiris imprint, and Nitsch continued working with Shiff and his prints after starting her own business in 2000. She eventually published her own editions with Bourgeois and also become her primary print dealer.
Nitsch's first Bourgeois publication, The Young Girl, came in 2006 as part of the benefit series she continues to produce for the New Museum. That print includes drypoint, hand coloring, fabric, and paper, a hybrid combination that is frequently found in Nitsch's work with the artist. In fact, Nitsch's publishing practice generally fosters the stretching of printmaking's traditional boundaries.
During Bourgeois's last years, Nitsch served a primary role, issuing highly significant projects such as Hours of the Day, a fabric book, and The Fragile, a multipart installation piece. For these, and other prints on fabric, Nitsch depended on Raylene Marasco of Dyenamix, a firm specializing in printing and dyeing textiles. She also relied on the collaboration of Bourgeois's assistant, Jerry Gorovoy, who facilitated the back-and-forth collaboration with the artist. Nitsch's publications culminated in Do Not Abandon Me, of 2009–10, a series Bourgeois worked on together with British artist Tracey Emin.