Louise Bourgeois: "The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine" screening (2008, 99 mins.) on Wednesday – 12/3/08 at 7 PM at the UCLA Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Co-directed by Marion Cajori and Amei Wallach, the film follows the artist as she produces her work, spends time with confidants, and reflects upon the traumatic personal history that informs her art practice.
Interested members are encouraged to view the current Louise Bourgeois exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue (opened 10/25 and runs thru 1/25/09). Spanning the distinguished career of one of the most important artists of our time, this major survey—the first tour in the United States in 25 years—presents an extensive and deeply symbolic body of work. See an impressive selection of over 150 works from the 1930s to the present—including Bourgeois’s best-known sculptures and large installations as well as early paintings and significant pieces from Los Angeles collections.