She lost it!

Performance: She lost it!
In 1991, FWM invited Louise Bourgeois to participate in an exhibition of artist-designed scarves. Inspired by the vastness of the 25-yard long print tables in the FWM studio, Bourgeois decided to make a “scarf” of enormous proportions. Printed with a story that she had written in 1947, the cotton gauze scarf would eventually wrap the walls of a large spiral exhibition space and became the central object in a performance entitled She Lost It, 1992.

From:
Louise Bourgeois, Destruction of the father Reconstruction of the father. Writings and interviews 1923-1997 The MIT press, Cambridge, Massachusetts Third printing 2005

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