New
Museum
All Limited Editions

Louise Bourgeois: The Young Girl

2006

The Young Girl
THIS LIMITED EDITION IS SOLD OUT.

With a career spanning much of the last century, Louise Bourgeois (b. 1911) is widely acknowledged as one of the most innovative and endlessly resourceful artists of our time. Her art plays upon such universal themes as the spiritual and physical lives of women with unsurpassed emotional depth and psychoanalytically inspired Surrealism. Bourgeois’s ongoing artistic narrative is marked by autobiographical elements, emotional frisson, and repetition to reveal an emotional truth through her art. In The Young Girl, she used a single oval plate, etched on both sides, each printed twice, on paper and on cloth, with the cloth hand-stitched to the paper. She has hand-painted each of the four impressions with gouache, watercolor, and pencil. Each work in this edition of fifteen is a unique variation.

Details

The Young Girl, 2006
Drypoint on paper and cloth with hand coloring
14 5/16 × 20 3/8 in (36.4 × 51.7 cm)

Edition of 15
Each a unique variant signed and numbered
Printed by Harlan & Weaver, Inc.
Published by Carolina Nitsch for the New Museum

  • 2,162 featured artists
  • 712 Public Programs
  • 441 Exhibitions

All Content is ©2012-2014 New Museum Of Contemporary Art. All Rights Reserved.

Site by: kettlecome say hi!