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Louise Bourgeois 露易絲・布爾喬亞 | Spider IV 蜘蛛 IV

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Louise Bourgeois

1911 - 2010

Spider IV 


impressed LB 96 and numbered 2/6 on the underside

Conceived in 1996 and casted in 1997, this work is number 2 from an edition of 6, plus 1 artist’s proof.

203.2 by 180.3 by 53.3 cm.  80 by 71 by 21 in. 



1911 - 2010年

蜘蛛 IV








203.2 x 180.3 x 53.3 公分,80 x 71 x 21 英寸

The Artist

Galerie Piece Unique, Paris

Private Collection, Paris

Sotheby's, New York, 16 November 2017, Lot 34

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner



巴黎,Piece Unique 畫廊




Marie-Laure Bernadac, Louise Bourgeois: Recent Work, London, 1998, illustrated on the front cover (with the artist) (steel)

Louise Bourgeois, 'La Autoexpresión Es Sagrada Y Fatal', Artey Parte no. 23, November 1999, p. 58, illustrated (steel)

Mignon Nixon and Jon Bird, eds., Oxford Art Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, 1999, p. 74, illustrated (steel)

Taeman Choi, 'Exhibition and Theme: Louise Bourgeois', Art Magazine Wolgan Misool, September 2000, p. 104, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern, Louise Bourgeois, 2000, p. 51, illustrated (steel)

Uta Grosenick, Women Artists in the 20th and 21st Century, Germany, 2001, p. 65, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Martine Schneider-Speller, ed., Louise Bourgeois: Recent Sculptures and Drawings, Luxembourg, 2002, p. 124, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, Runaway Girl: The Artist Louise Bourgeois, New York, 2003, p. 22, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Exh. Cat., Poland, Zacheta Gallery of Art, Louise Bourgeois: Geometry of Desire, 2003, p. 207, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Exh. Cat., Berlin, Akademie der Kunst, Louise Bourgeois: Intime Abstraktionen, 2003, p. 116, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Robert Storr, Paulo Herkenhoff, and Allan Schwartzman, Louise Bourgeois, London, 2003, p. 19, illustrated (in installation) (steel)

Thomas Kellein, Garden-Landscape Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Germany, 2004, n.p., illustrated (brochure)

PLOP: Recent Projects of the Public Art Fund, London and New York, 2004, p. 63, illustrated

Exh. Cat., Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien, Louise Bourgeois: Aller-Retour, 2005, p. 207, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Peter Weiermair, Eccentrics, Germany, 2006, p. 27, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern (and travelling), Louise Bourgeois, 2007, p. 18, fig. no. 5, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Nancy Spero, Helmut Lang, Elaine Showalter, and Denyse Bertoni, 'Louise Bourgeois I-III', Tate Etc., Issue 11, Autumn 2007, p. 59, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Marika Wachtmeister, Patrick Amellem, Ingela Lind, Bera Nordal, and Griselda Pollock, Louise Bourgeois: Maman, Sweden, 2007, p. 83, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Richard D. Marshall, 'Interview with Louise Bourgeois', Whitewall, no. 8, Winter 2008, p.125 illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Claude Pommereau, ed., 'Louise Bourgeois au Centre Pompidou', Beaux Arts Magazine, March 2008, illustrated on the front cover (with the artist) (steel)

Suzanne Russell, Focus on Contemporary Art, Denmark, 2009, p. 55, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Ulf Küster, Louise Bourgeois, Germany, 2011, p. 120, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

'Alloyed Delights', Financial Times, September 2012, p. 11, illustrated in colour

Lea Triendl, 'Louise Bourgeois: Passage Dangereux' Vernissage Ausstellungen, Heidelberg, 2012, illustrated on the front cover (with the artist) (steel), p. 3 and p. 17, illustrated

Sarah P. Hanson, 'Fortune's Son' , Art + Auction, November 2013, p. 181, illustrated in colour (in installation)


Marie-Laure Bernadac 著,《Louise Bourgeois: Recent Work》(倫敦,1998年),封面載彩圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Louise Bourgeois 著,<La Autoexpresión Es Sagrada Y Fatal>,《Artey Parte no. 23》 ,1999年11月,頁58,載圖,(鋼)

Mignon Nixon 與 Jon Bird 著,《Oxford Art Journal》, 卷22,號2,1999年,頁74,載圖(鋼)

Taeman Choi 著,<Exhibition and Theme: Louise Bourgeois>,《Art Magazine Wolgan Misool》 ,2000年9月,頁104,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

倫敦,泰特現代藝術館,《 Louise Bourgeois》 展覽圖錄,2000年,頁51,載圖(鋼)

Uta Grosenick 著,《Women Artists in the 20th and 21st Century》(德國,2001年),頁65,載圖(藝術家合影)鋼)

Martine Schneider-Speller 著,《Louise Bourgeois: Recent Sculptures and Drawings》 (盧森堡,2002年),頁124,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Jan Greenberg 與 Sandra Jordan 著,《Runaway Girl: The Artist Louise Bourgeois》 (紐約,2003年),頁22,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

波蘭,Zacheta Gallery of Art,《Louise Bourgeois: Geometry of Desire》展覽圖錄,2003年,頁207,(藝術家合影)(鋼)

柏林,柏林藝術學院,《Louise Bourgeois: Intime Abstraktionen》 展覽圖錄,2003年,頁116,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Robert Stor、Paulo Herkenhoff 與 Allan Schwartzman 著,《Louise Bourgeois》 (倫敦,2003年),頁19,載圖(鋼)

Thomas Kellein 著,《Garden-Landscape Ostwestfalen-Lippe》(德國,2004年)無頁數(宣傳冊載圖)

《PLOP: Recent Projects of the Public Art Fund》(倫敦及紐約,2004年),頁63,載圖

維也納,維也納博物館,《Louise Bourgeois: Aller-Retour》展覽圖錄,2005年,頁207,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Peter Weiermair 著,《Eccentrics》(德國,2006年),頁27,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

倫敦,泰特現代藝術館(巡迴展覽),《Louise Bourgeois》 展覽圖錄,2007年,頁18,圖5,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Nancy Spero、 Helmut Lang、 Elaine Showalter 與 Denyse Bertoni 著,<Louise Bourgeois I-III>,《Tate Etc.》,號11, 2007年秋,頁59,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Marika Wachtmeister、 Patrick Amellem、 Ingela Lind, Bera Nordal 與 Griselda Pollock 著,《Louise Bourgeois: Maman》( 瑞典,2007年),頁83,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Richard D. Marshall 著,<Interview with Louise Bourgeois>,《Whitewall》 ,號8,2008年冬,頁125,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Claude Pommereau 著,<Louise Bourgeois au Centre Pompidou>,《Beaux Arts Magazine》 ,2008年3月,封面載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Suzanne Russel 著,《Focus on Contemporary Art》 (丹麥,2009年),頁55,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

Ulf Küster 著,《Louise Bourgeois》 (德國,2011年),頁120,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

<Alloyed Delights>,《Financial Times》,2012年9月,頁11,載彩圖

Lea Triendl 著,<Louise Bourgeois: Passage Dangereux>,《Vernissage Ausstellungen》(海德堡,2012年),封面載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼),頁3及17,載圖

Sarah P. Hanson 著,<Fortune's Son>,《Art + Auction》,2013年11月,頁181,載彩圖

Milan, Fondazione Prada, Louise Bourgeois: Blue Days and Pink Days, May - June 1997, p. 231, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, De Re Metallica, June - July 1997 (ed. no. 1/6)

Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art, Louise Bourgeois: Homesickness, November 1997 - January 1998, p. 40, illustrated (with the artist) and p. 97, illustrated in colour (the present example exhibited)

Virginia Beach, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Objectivity: International Objects of Subjectivity, December 1997 - February 1998 (ed. no. 1/6)

Bordeaux, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux; Lisbon, Foundation Belem; Malmo, Kunsthalle Malmo; and London, Serpentine Gallery, Louise Bourgeois, January 1998 - January 1999, p.29, illustrated in colour ( and p. 123, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Cologne, Galerie Karsten Greve, Louise Bourgeois, February - March 1999, p. 105, illustrated in colour (ed. no. unknown) and p. 140, illustrated (with the artist) (steel)

Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Louise Bourgeois, February - May 1999, p. 38, illustrated in colour (Vol. I) (steel)

Cologne, Trinity Church, Macht und Fursorge/Mother and Care: The Image of the Mother in Contemporary Art, August – October 1999, p. 12, illustrated in colour (ed. no. 3/6)

Paris, Donjon de Vez, Fabulous Animals, June - September 2002, p. 33, illustrated in colour (AP)

Hamilton, The Ace Gallery, Louise Bourgeois, August - October 2002 (steel)

Tokyo, Shiraishi Contemporary Art, Inc, Spiders: Louise Bourgeois, May - June 2003 (AP)

Rovereto, Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto and Düsseldorf, Kunst Palast, Beauty and the Beasts, December 2004 - December 2005 (steel)

Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Gorge (L): Oppression and Relief in Art, October 2006 - January 2007, n.p., pl. 30, illustrated in color (ed. no. unknown)

Doha, QMA Gallery, Louise Bourgeois: Conscious and Unconscious, January - June 2012, p. 29, illustrated (with the artist) (steel) and p. 66, illustrated in colour (AP)

London, Royal Academy of Arts, Bronze, September - December 2012, p. 250 and p. 280, illustrated in colour (AP)


米蘭, Fondazione Prada,「Louise Bourgeois: Blue Days and Pink Days」 ,1997年5月至6月,頁231,載彩圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

倫敦,Anthony d'Offay 畫廊,「De Re Metallica」 ,1997年6月至7月(版數 1/6)

橫濱,橫濱美術館,「Louise Bourgeois: Homesickness」,1997年11月至1998年1月,頁40,載彩圖(藝術家合影)及頁97,載彩圖(本作)

弗吉尼亞海灘, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia,「Objectivity: International Objects of Subjectivity」 ,1997年12月至1998年2月(版數 1/6)

波爾多,波爾多CAPC當代藝術美術館;里斯本,Foundation Belem;馬爾默,Kunsthalle Malmo 及倫敦,Serpentine 畫廊,「Louise Bourgeois」,1998年1月至1999年1月,頁29,載彩圖(版數不詳)及頁123,載彩圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

科隆,Karsten Greve 畫廊,「Louise Bourgeois」,1999年2月至3月,頁105,載彩圖(版數不詳)及頁140,載彩圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)

比勒費爾德,比勒菲爾德美術館,「Louise Bourgeois」,1999年2月至5月,頁38,載彩圖(Vol. I)(鋼)

科隆,Trinity Church,「Macht und Fursorge/Mother and Care: The Image of the Mother in Contemporary Art」,1999年8月至10月,頁12, 載彩圖(版數 3/6)

巴黎,Donjon de Vez,「Fabulous Animals」 ,2002年6月至9月,頁33,載彩圖,(藝術家自留版)

漢密爾頓,The Ace 畫廊,「Louise Bourgeois」,2002年8月至10月(鋼)

東京,Shiraishi Contemporary Art,「Spiders: Louise Bourgeois」 ,2003年5月至6月(藝術家自留版)

羅韋雷托,Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto 及杜塞爾多夫,藝術宮博物館,「Beauty and the Beasts」 ,2004年12月至2005年12月(鋼)

安特衛普,皇家安特衛普美術館,「Gorge (L): Oppression and Relief in Art」 ,2006年10月至2007年1月,無頁數,圖版30, 載彩圖(版數不詳)

多哈,QMA 畫廊,Louise Bourgeois: Conscious and Unconscious,2012年1月至6月,頁29,載圖(藝術家合影)(鋼)及頁66,載彩圖(藝術家自留版)