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Friday, June 18th, 2010

The Grace of Silence: Louise Bourgeois, 1911-2010


This concluding poem of Donald Kuspit’s fourth collection, The Gods and Other Beings (Ziggurat Books, 2010) serves here as a tribute to Louise Bourgeois who died earlier this month, in her 98th year.

Louise Bourgeois, Cell (The Last Climb), 2008.  Steel, glass, rubber, thread and wood, 151-1/2 x 157-1/2 x 118 inches.   Collection National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: Christopher Burke

Louise Bourgeois, Cell (The Last Climb), 2008. Steel, glass, rubber, thread and wood, 151-1/2 x 157-1/2 x 118 inches. Collection National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: Christopher Burke

"for louise bourgeois" by Donald Kuspit


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