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Louise Bourgeois:
Hang On !!

March 20, 2010 – May 1, 2010
Exhibition View

Exhibition View

Works In Exhibition

Hang on !!, #3

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #3 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right in image
Image size: 9 1/2 x 6 inches  (24.1 x 15.2 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21586)

Text reads:
I want to go
I want to want
I want to find
I want to finish
I want to forget

Hang on !!, #4

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #4 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right in image
Image size: 20 x 13 7/8 inches  (50.8 x 35.2 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21587)

Text reads:
I want to be good
I want to be better
I want to do it
I want to show
I want to outdo
I want to top it
I want to accomplish mastery

Hang on !!, #5

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #5 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right in image
Image size: 18 1/4 x 17 3/8 inches  (46.3 x 44.1 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21588)

Text Reads:
I want the means to get
I want the tools
I want omnipotence
I want to manipulate
I want to be an acrobat

Hang on !!, #7

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #7 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right in both images
Image size (Black & White): 14 x 7 1/2 inches  (35.5 x 19 cm)
Image size (Red & White): 13 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches  (35.2 x 19 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21590)

Text reads:
I want it now
I want it this minute
I want to make it appear
as a fairy with a magic wand
I say there and there it is

Hang on !!, #8

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #8 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right in image
Image size: 29 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches  (75.5 x 55.2 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21591)

Text reads:
I want to go everywhere
I want to turn around the table
I want to turn around people
I want to turn people around
To understand them
To anticipate them
To fool them

Hang on !!, #11

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #11 2005 Unique hand-coloured etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right in image
Image size: 21 7/8 x 29 3/4 inches  (55.5 x 75.5 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21594)

Text reads:
I want to avoid
death, destruction, guilt

Hang on !!, #14

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #14 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right in image
Image size: 9 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches  (24.4 x 16 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21597)

Text reads:
But I know that
I cannot see
I cannot learn
I can never know
I am not suppose to go
It is bad to want
I never find
I will not finish
I cannot forget

Hang on !!, #17

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #17 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right
Image size: 16 1/8 x 26 5/8 inches  (41 x 67.6 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21600)

Text reads:
Contemplate a finished and concentric
world like a rose

Hang on !!, #1

Louise Bourgeois Hang on !!, #1 2005 Unique work on paper with drawing, painting and etching with text by the artist

Initialed in pencil lower right
Image size: 19 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches  (50.1 x 36.8 cm)
Paper size: 33 x 54 inches  (84 x 137 cm)
(Inventory #21601)

Text reads:
I want to say
I want to tell
I want to see
I want to learn
I want to know