Louise Bourgeois : welcoming hands for you in Paris Tuileries Garden

The great monographic exhibition dedicated to Louise Bourgeois in Paris Beaubourg is closing on June 2.


If you can’t make it, it will be shown next in New York Guggenheim, and then in Los Angeles. But in Paris, you still have the opportunity of visiting a sculpture installation by Louise Bourgeois in Tuileries garden.

Welcoming hands displays six sculptures of bronze hands laid on granite stones, created in 1996 and originally set in New York.

holding hands, and a single tiny hand.

the installation is located on the Jeu de Paume museum side, overlooking place de la Concorde and Richard Serra‘s Clara-Clara.

They invite you to a strange journey wandering among them, and as most of Louise Bourgeois‘s work, they provoke deep ans contrary feelings.

A most appropriate visitor’s reaction and attitude was Carolina laying her young pink hands in the hollow of the sculptured hands. She really got the artist’s point.

Jardin des Tuileries 1 place de la Concorde 75008 Paris, metro Concorde, opened everyday up to sunset.


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