Eye Benches II, 1996–1997
Black Zimbabwe granite, 122 x 196 x 118 cm
“Whether it is an eye that sees the reality of things or whether it is an eye that sees a world of fantasy…It is the quality of your eyes and the strength of your eyes that are expressed here. Nobody is going to keep me from seeing what is instead of what I would like.”
Louise Bourgeois Born in Paris 1911, died in 2010. Lived and worked in New York since 1938. Education; Académie des Beaux Arts. Has studied with many famous artists , such as Marcel Gromaire, Ferdinand Leger and André Lhõthe. Represented at most of the worlds famous museums of contemporary art. Several national and international exhibitions, amongst others; La Biennale di Venezia 1993 & 2005, Musée d´Árt Moderne, Paris, 1995, Moderna Museet, Stockholm 1998, Malmö Konsthall 1998, Tate Modern, London, 2000, Lousiana, Humlebaek, 2003, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 2003, Whitney Museum, New York, 2003, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå 2005, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Umeå 2009.