Simone Rocha on Louise Bourgeois’ ‘Untitled’ (1996)
Acclaimed fashion designer Simone Rocha introduces us to – and guides us on a tour of – Louise Bourgeois’ Untitled (1996).
Part of our current Hayward Gallery exhibition, Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child, this piece comes from the artist’s pole series, which incorporated her own clothes within sculptural works.
In this video interview Rocha explains what drew her to this particular work, its significance, and what the choice of garments incorporated within the works tells us about Bourgeois and her approach.
‘It’s so personal, but it also feels like it’s being told to you; each work really speaks to your own intimacy.’
The first major retrospective of the artist to focus on her later fabric works, Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child was at Hayward Gallery 9 February – 15 May 2022.
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