Thinking in Four Dimensions: Leading Women Sculptors

Thinking in Four Dimensions: Leading Women Sculptors

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Louise Bourgeois

Ode á l'oubli

Lot Closed

March 16, 04:05 PM GMT


150,000 - 200,000 USD

Lot Details


Louise Bourgeois

1911 - 2010

Ode á l'oubli

signed and numbered 17/25 on cloth labels affixed to the inside front cover

fabric and color lithograph book, 36 pages

each: 10 5/8 by 13 3/8 in. 27 by 34 cm.

overall: 10 5/8 by 13 3/8 by 3 1/4 in. 27 by 34 by 8.2 cm.

Executed in 2004, this work is number 17 from an edition of 25, plus 7 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 3 publisher's proofs and 1 BAT.

Peter Blum Gallery, New York
Private Collection
Phillips, New York, 26 October 2016, Lot 69
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Amy Newman, "Louise Bourgeois Builds a Book from the Fabric of Life", New York Times, 17 October 17 2004 
Rebecca M. Nagy, American Selections from the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville 2009, pp. 176-78, illustrated in color
Dylan Jones, "Honky Chateau", GQ, November 2009, pp. 249-51
Cornilia Butler and Alexandra Schwartz, Eds., Modern Women: Women Artists at the Museum of Modern Art, New York 2010, p. 277, illustrated in color 
Ann Coxon, Louise Bourgeois, London 2010, pp. 44-47 and 85, illustrated in color and illustrated on the cover
Robert Storr, Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois, New York 2016, p. 539, illustrated in color