Maman (original)

Giant Spider Sculpture, London,

Flickr photo originally uploaded

by Steve Greaves

Location: Tate Gallery, London , UK (on long term loan)

Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, bronze and marble, 1999

Quoted from wikipedia:

Maman…which resembles a spider, is over 30ft high, with a sac containing marble eggs. Besides the stainless steel version on long-term loan to the Tate Modern, London, there are several bronze casts, located at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg; Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; Mori Art Museum, Roppongi, Tokyo; Samsung Museum of Modern Art (Leeum), Seoul; Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, Havana, Cuba; and soon (2009) Des Moines, Iowa USA.

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The Original Maman at the Tate Gallery, London (photo by .Andrew Dunn.)

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One bronze cast at Ottawa, Canada (photo originally uploaded by derek farr (detroit derek)

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Another in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan (photo originally uploaded by kleinmatt66)

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…while one is in Bilbao, Spain (photo originally uploaded by scbushnell)

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One response to “Maman (original)

  1. Best museum ever!

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