Louise Bourgeois Portait Eye Mask

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    An insomniac for much of her adult life, Third Drawer Down Studio director Abigail Cromptont 'dreamt' up the Louise Bourgeois silk eye mask as an ode to the artist who described the state of being asleep as "paradise". The strap reads "Key to insomnia: peace or trust", pulled from the back of one of Bourgeois' Insomnia drawings from the mid-1990s - that were made during the night in an effort to find sleep. The reversible design echoes one of the artists fabric drawings from 2003, paying tribute to the artists connect to textiles, sewing and also her love of fashion. Produced by Third Drawer Down, Australia, in collaboration with Louise Bourgeois's estate, The Easton Foundation.
     
    Louise Bourgeois was a French-born American artist who gained recognition late in her long career. Throughout her life, she created many psychologically charged abstract sculptures, drawings and prints. She lived until the age of 98.
     
    Louise Bourgeois, Freud’s Daughter, is on view at the Jewish Museum May 21 - September 12, 2021. This exhibition of Louise Bourgeois’s art and writings explores her complex relationship with Freudian psychoanalysis.
     
    100% silk
    7.8" x 3.4"
     
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