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.


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


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


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


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

One response to “Maman (original)

  1. Best museum ever!

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