Talking to Louise Bourgeois

Williams, C. (2017) Talking to Louise Bourgeois. London: Spiralbound Press.

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Abstract

A narrative text describing a fictive series of events.

The narrator (first person) attempts to interview the celebrated artist Louise Bourgeois in her London studio, and events unfold, leading to his becoming her studio assistant.

The text is interwoven with the narrative of an artist from an unspecified South or Central American country, living in London. There is another text including elements of the first narrative set in a different context, and a further text describing thought processes involved in making a particular painting. The texts serve to problematise the notion of authenticity, identity, originality and the role of the artist. The text is derived from several paintings by the author.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: N Fine Arts
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N0061 Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N7560 Special subjects of art
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N0081 Study and teaching. Research
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N8350 Art as a profession. Artists
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N8510 Art studios, materials, etc.
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Media Art and Design
Depositing User: Mr Charles Williams
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2017 09:48
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2017 09:48
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/16177

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Last edited: 29/06/2016 12:23:00