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Title

Arched figure

1993
cast 2010


Artist

Louise Bourgeois

France, United States of America

25 Dec 1911 - 31 May 2010


Details


Dates

1993
cast 2010


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze, fabric, wood and metal


Edition

3/6


Dimensions

116.8 x 193.0 x 99.1 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation Purchase 2016


Accession number

239.2016


Artist information

Louise Bourgeois

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Andrea Bubenik (Curator), Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond, Brisbane, 2017, 30-31 (colour illus.), 32-33.

Emma Chambers and Justin Paton (Curators), Nude: art from the Tate collection, Sydney, 2016, 190, 191 (colour illus.), 192-3 (colour illus.).

Ingvild Goetz and Karsten Löckemann (Editors), Happy birthday!: 20 years of the Goetz Collection, Munich, 2013, 96-7 (illus.).

Agnes Husslein-Acro and Bettina M Busse (Editors), Gironcoli: Context: Andre, Bacon, Barney, Beuys, Bourgeois, Brus, Klauke, Nauman, Schwarzkogler, West, Nuremberg, 2013, 22 (illus.), 125 (illus.), 127 (illus.).

Ryura Imafuku and Emiko Yoshioka, Visceral sensation: voices so far, so near, Tokyo, 2013, 19 (illus.).

Justin Paton, Look, 'Louise Bourgeois, Arched figure 1993', pg.28-9, Sydney, Nov 2016-Dec 2016, 28, 29 (colour illus.).