Mother! Origin of Life | Louisiana Museum of Art

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A brilliant catalogue of an extraordinary 2021 exhibition at Denmark's famed Louisiana Museum - a very special gift for the mother(s) in your life - or yourself!

This expansive 2022 publication examines representations of the mother figure across art, religion, music, film, medicine, and literature from the prehistoric era until now, exploring the ways in which cultural perceptions of mothers have shifted throughout history. Mother! Origin of Life features meditations on motherhood by Marcel Proust, Rachel Cusk, Lydia Davis, Gustave Flaubert, Sylvia Plath, and Hans Christian Andersen and over 150 artworks by artists including Sophie Calle, Tracy Emin, Alberto Giacometti, René Magritte, Alice Neel, and Pablo Picasso.

  • Hardcover
  • 22 x 26 cm
  • 128 pages
  • full colour illustrations