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February 4, 2013 4:21 AM   Subscribe

Louise Bourgeois; The Complete Prints & Books will document every print and illustrated book created by Louise Bourgeois, ultimately comprising some 3,500 entries. Entries will be added to the site once a year, according to theme. The majority of the works in the catalogue are in MoMA’s collection; others may not have been examined by MoMA cataloguers, and their documentation was gathered from various sources. Also, Louise Bourgeois Art 21
posted by R. Mutt (3 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
Holy cow! That's an amazing resource--and will become an extraordinary research tool as it nears completion. The book form of a catalogue raisonne is really going to be a thing of the past, isn't it?

I love the capacity to compare different states of a print side by side--although I wish you could zoom in and out in the comparison windows.
posted by yoink at 9:15 AM on February 4, 2013

Amazing! Thank you for posting this.
posted by forkisbetter at 11:37 AM on February 4, 2013

Wow, awesomesauce.
posted by Theta States at 11:49 AM on February 5, 2013

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