Bleeding Words: Louise Bourgeois’ and Jose Leonilson’s Love Images

TitleBleeding Words: Louise Bourgeois’ and Jose Leonilson’s Love Images
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsBeck, Ana Lucia, and Maria Berwanger
JournalPrimerjalna književnost (PKn Comparative Literature)
VolumeN 39.1
Start Page141
IssueJune 2016
Pagination162
Date PublishedJune 2016
ISSN0351-1189.
KeywordsBrazilian Art, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Poetry, Jose Leonilson, Literature and Visual Arts, Louise Bourgeois
Abstract

As one tries to grasp love and its images within José Leonilson's production, a multiplicity of aspects and meanings are seen that also relate to Louise Bourgeois's oeuvre in regard to the interest in human relations. Through a comparative approach to both artists' poetics, an understanding is created that love is not a simplistic action and all the words read in or applied to their visual discourse must be considered within a wide range of love in visual and literary images.

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