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2013-02-13

PATTERNS WITH FABRIC SCRAPS INTO THE BOOK "ODE A L'OUBLI" BY LOUISE BOURGEOIS

Louise Bourgeois (1911 - 2010) was an U.S.A. artist and sculptor with french origin.
They are famous her wonderful sculptures and installations, instead the production of textile works is almost unknown.
On the Moma website i found pictures of this piece, "Ode à l'oubli", a beautiful book with cloth which she had carried in 2002, with tissues preserved during her lifetime, including pieces of nightgowns, scarves and towels from wedding trousseau, monogrammed with her ​​initials.
Louise Bourgeois spent her childhood immersed into fabrics: her family business of tapestry restoration.
For further information and details on this book:
http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?object_id=98440













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