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Louise Bourgeois and the Nature of Abstraction

Jerry Gorovoy

Louise Bourgeois and the Nature of Abstraction

by Jerry Gorovoy

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Published by Robert Miller Gallery .
Written in English

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  • Art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11565460M
    ISBN 100944680275
    ISBN 109780944680278

    Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait, on view at the Museum of Modern Art, New York through Janu , explores the prints, books, and creative process of the celebrated sculptor. Bourgeois’ creative process is the organizing principle behind the exhibition.   Louise Bourgeois – Spit or Star, Photograph: Photo: Christopher Burke There’s also a red and blue landscape, Untitled, from , which calls to mind the curves of a woman’s body.

    Les Fleurs is a portrait-oriented etching by the French-American artist Louise its crowded design, the outlines of elongated petals are arranged around three small circles – one at the top of the print and two in the lower half. POUGHKEEPSIE, NY.- Louise Bourgeois: Ode to Forgetting, From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation is on view January 24 – April 5, at Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, the only venue on the East Coast to host these works. Louise Bourgeois (–) is one of the most renowned artists of the twentieth century, perhaps best known for.

      Organizer Deborah Wye digs deeper into Bourgeois’ earlier years, juxtaposing rarely seen prints and illustrated books with thematic groupings of sculptures, drawings, and paintings, “exploring motifs of architecture, the body, and nature, as well as investigations of abstraction.”.   The Museum of Modern Art owns about 3, printed works by Bourgeois, and a selection of of them are on view in the new exhibition Louise Bourgeois: An Author: Benjamin Sutton.


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Louise Bourgeois and the Nature of Abstraction [Gorovoy, Jerry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Louise Bourgeois and the Nature of Abstraction/5(8). Trees, flowers, nests, mountains, rivers, and clouds are among the elements of nature to which Louise Bourgeois looked for expressions of procreation, growth, and refuge, as well as unsettling states of mind.

The natural terrain also became a metaphor for the human body. The art of Louise Bourgeois is most closely associated with provocative imagery, in the form of figures, body parts, spiders, and architectural structures. Yet abstraction plays a highly significant role overall.

Printed grids, biomorphic ink drawings, and geometric wood totems are found in her early years. LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE COMPLETE PRINTS & BOOKS. View Works Chronologically: Although Louise Bourgeois’s work takes many forms, veering from the representational to the abstract, her motivation remained remarkably consistent over the course of her long life.

Bourgeois's work, sometimes abstract and sometimes not, is sculpture or installation, may be sewn out of fabric or carved out of wood, and is ever intimate, feminist, eccentric and interesting.

The difficulty of memorializing the work of such an extraordinary living artist is handled through a glossary of terms, 5/5(4).

Within Louise Bourgeois’s overall investigation of abstract motifs, the spiral holds a distinct place, recurring across her oeuvre.

It is found in segmented wood sculptures of the early s that twist and turn, in a plaster mound from the s that suggests a tomb monument, and in a bronze figure of the s that struggles inside a cocoon and hangs precariously from the ceiling by a string.

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Jerry Gorovoy is the author of Louise Bourgeois and the Nature of Abstraction ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Louis Bougoeois (/5(6). Louise Bourgeois died in at the age of 99, the book describes a steady path through this long life, a surprising consistency, editing and remembering and repairing, and possibly redemption expressed in the feminine mother heroine softness of the fabric woven spider illustrated Cited by: 2.

About Louise Bourgeois: Louise Joséphine Bourgeois was a French-American artist. Although Bourgeois exhibited with the Abstract Expressionists and her work has much in common with Surrealism and Feminist art, she was not formally affiliated with a particular artistic movement.

Combine Editions. Louise Bourgeois’s books. Louise Bourgeois /5. LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints. About the Artist; Themes; Abstraction—Sheets Showing - of Previous.

Thumbnails; List; Object; Nature Study State II of II, variant Nature Study State II of II, variant. The Nest is a portrait-oriented etching by the French-American artist Louise it, a rounded form consisting of concentric lines appears in the midst of tube or rope-like forms which extend the height of the print at a slight diagonal; in places, the.

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait The exhibition explores the prints, books, and creative process of the celebrated sculptor Louise Bourgeois (–). Bourgeois’s printed oeuvre, a little-known aspect of her work, is vast in scope.

The Smell of Eucalyptus (#1) is a portrait-oriented etching by the French-American artist Louise identified in the title as belonging to a Eucalyptus plant fill the print. Pointing downwards, they extend towards the left and right-hand sides from an area of closely spaced lines in the middle of the design.

The Stretch is a portrait-oriented etching by the French-American artist Louise it, a mostly rounded tubular form in a light tone appears against a grey background, held in place by tendrils which extend from all edges of the print.

Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated with Surrealism due to her integration of fantastic elements into her prints and sculptures. Upon moving to New York inBourgeois focused primarily on sculpture, crafting biomorphic forms that curator Lucy Lippard has described as enacting the physicality of the body as experienced from : Louise Bourgeois.

Louise Bourgeois fails to smile often for the camera in this documentary of the famous conceptualism artist. Abstract art's journey from Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon in to Bourgeois' The Spider has been a long road for the art world/5.

Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated with Surrealism due to her integration of fantastic elements into her prints and sculptures. Upon moving to New York inBourgeois focused primarily on sculpture, crafting biomorphic forms that curator Lucy Lippard has described as enacting the physicality of the body as experienced from ality: French-American.

Louise Joséphine Bourgeois was a French-American artist. Although she is best known for her large-scale sculpture and installation art, Bourgeois was also a prolific painter and print-maker.

She explored a variety of themes over the course of her long career including domesticity and the family, sexuality and the body, as well as death and the /5. Louise Bourgeois's beguiling body of work encompasses spiders, cages, architectural sculptures, fragile human figures, and amorphous erotic forms.

Strongly influenced by surrealism, abstract expressionism, and minimalism, she remains among the most prominent female contemporary artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The exhibition catalogue Louise ures of Existence: The Cells (Prestel Publishing and Haus der Kunst, ) showcases the artist’s work creating Cells, a series of architectural sculptures that she worked on for twenty years, from through These embody the belief of Bourgeois (–) that “space does not exist, it is just a metaphor for the structure of our.This book was offered on the occasion of the exhibition Louise Bourgeois: Drawings," which showed first in Berkeley and then in New features excerpts from interviews with the artist conducted by curator Lawrence Rinder in and in /5.Oca - MoMA | Louise Bourgeois: The Complete Prints & Books | Abstraction __ “It is not an image I am seeking.

It’s not an idea. It is an emotion you want to recreate, an emotion of wanting, of giving, and of destroying.” —Louise Bourgeois.