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GLENSTONE MUSEUM

Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment

Edited by Emily Wei Rales, Ali Nemerov. Introduction by Emily Wei Rales. Text by Briony Fer, Philip Larratt-Smith.

Above: a spread from 'Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment.'

Celebrated for her singular contributions to 20th-century sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, installation and writing, French-born American artist Louise Bourgeois' (1911–2010) explorations of the human condition originated from her own lived experience. "My goal is to relive a past emotion," Bourgeois explained. "My art is an exorcism." Psychologically, emotionally and often sexually charged, Bourgeois' works intermingle the abstract and corporeal, the voluptuous and the distressing, to striking effect.

Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment accompanies the first exhibition of the artist's work at Glenstone Museum, and features more than 30 major works drawn from the museum's collection. From her early wooden Personages to her large hanging sculptures, from suites of drawings and prints to textile works and her immersive Cells, To Unravel a Torment surveys Bourgeois' career through selected examples from her enormous body of work.

Bourgeois was also a prolific writer, matching her sculptural language with reams of psychoanalytic musings on repression, symbolism and material. To Unravel a Torment also brings together never-before-published diary entries by the artist, annotated by Bourgeois scholar Philip Larratt-Smith, a contribution by art historian Briony Fer and an introduction by Emily Wei Rales, founder and director of Glenstone Museum.


Above: a spread from 'Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment.'

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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 10/7/2018

Louise Bourgeois at Glenstone

Louise Bourgeois at Glenstone

Two of six panels from Louise Bourgeois's 2010 work on paper, "I Give Everything Away," these drawings are reproduced from Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment, published to accompany the exhibition currently on view at Glenstone Museum. "Universal themes of love, longing, motherhood and mortality are pervasive in the final years of Bourgeois’ life," Emily Wei Rales writes, "when works on paper took on greater significance as a creative outlet… Over multiple panels [in I Give Everything Away,] Bourgeois adapted six lines of a poem she first wrote in 1961 about childish petulance and coveting:

I want this toy, if you take it away from me, if I must
I fall into deep despair
I give everything away
I distance myself from myself
from what I love most
I leave my home
I leave the nest
I pack up my bag

In the drawing, Bourgeois inscribes the lines in wavering script, recasting the original narrative of grasping and self-loathing as a tender song of farewell and rebirth—dramatizing a moment of release from the psychological turmoil that afflicted her for so long." continue to blog


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Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: TO UNRAVEL A TORMENT

Edited by Emily Wei Rales, Ali Nemerov. Introduction by Emily Wei Rales. Text by Briony Fer, Philip Larratt-Smith.

GLENSTONE MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780999802915 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/23/2018
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Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: AN UNFOLDING PORTRAIT

By Deborah Wye.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450417 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/29/2017
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Louise Bourgeois & Gary Indiana: To Whom It May Concern

LOUISE BOURGEOIS & GARY INDIANA: TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

VIOLETTE EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781900828369 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2011
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Louise Bourgeois: Art to Read Series

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: ART TO READ SERIES

Text by By Ulf Küster.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775732277 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2012
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Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE RETURN OF THE REPRESSED

VIOLETTE EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781900828376 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 5/31/2012
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LOUISE BOURGEOIS

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788415303541 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2012
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