Revered artist Louise Bourgeois was an insomniac who described the state of being asleep as 'paradise'. Travelling or sleeping, slip on this silk eye mask and let her wise warm eyes face the world. The strap reads Key to Insomnia: peace or trust, from one of her Insomnia drawings of the mid-1990s, while the reversible design echoes one of her 2003 fabric drawings, referencing the consistent deployment of her textiles, sewing and abandoned personal clothing in creating her artworks...
- gift packaged on portrait of Louise Bourgeois
- 100% silk
- 80 x 200 mm
- produced by Third Drawer Down Studio with The Easton Foundation ©
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Meet Louise Bourgeois One of the key artists of the 20th century, Louise Bourgeois was born in Paris in 1911 and emigrated to New York in 1938, living there until the age of 99. Using the body and its parts as a primary form, including the spider as metaphor for the mother, Bourgeois explored the full range of the human condition, often drawing upon memories and sexuality that gave her work an edge that many found challenging. Her personal obsessions found form ranging from lyrical drawings to enormous installations and achieved a profound universal voice.