quinta-feira, julho 17, 2003
1. Louise Bourgeois. Femme Volage, 1951. Guggenheim Museum.
2. Birth 1994. Tate.
3. Toilette, 1994. Tate.
"Much of Bourgeois’ work is autobiographical, and relates to her traumatic childhood. She idolised her mother, and loathed her overbearing, adulterous father. Bourgeois made her first prints in the 1940s and, after a gap of about forty years, returned to printmaking in 1990. Frequently child-like in style, these works portray the events and fantasies of her childhood and adolescence. The scenes include the trauma of birth, the pubescent discovery of the body, the moulding of a daughter by her mother, and the stifling of a daughter by her father. (From the display caption August 2001)"
posted by Luís Miguel Dias quinta-feira, julho 17, 2003