In the cells with Louise Bourgeois

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In the cells with Louise Bourgeois

Only 35 minutes by train from Copenhagen in Denmark's cultural centre, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art houses 25 cells, or spatial units, from Louise Bourgeois.

Amateurs of Louise Bourgeois' monumental installations will be pleased to discover this exposition, organized by Haus der Kunst in Munich, in collaboration with Moscow's Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum and, of course, Humlebæk's Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Unique artist Louise Bourgeois is a prominent figure of Louisiana's collections, having had her work already displayed in a 2003 retrospective.

The current exhibition occupies the entire south wing of the museum and displays 25 cells, a series of spaces which address a wide spectrum of emotions – the word “cell” itself, being defined in every sense, from biological units to monastic bedrooms or prison cells. Subconscious events, childhood memories, pain and passion inspire her works with feminist connotations, fluctuating between abstract expressionism and surrealism. Each cell provides an intimate glimpse of the artist, independent of any sphere of influence.

Louise Bourgeois, Structure of Existence: The Cells
Louisiana
Gammel Strandvej 13
3050 Humlebæk

From 13 October 2016 to 26 February 2017

www.louisiana.dk/en

115 DDK

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