- Thursday, August 19, 2010
A Portrait of the Artist, or Fisher-Inspired Films: Program 6
Date + TimeThursday, August 19, 2010
LocationPhyllis Wattis Theater
Part 2 of the Louise Bourgeois Trilogy
La Rivière Gentille
Brigitte Cornand, 2007, 100 min., video
Cornand introduces the screening.
In French with English subtitles.
La Rivière Gentille is an unusual narrative biography of Bourgeois. Complementing excerpts from diaries Bourgeois had kept since 1923, Cornand captures understated movements, recitations, and conversations between herself and the artist. We watch Bourgeois put delicate finishing touches on her watercolor series La Rivière Gentille.
Admission + Ticketing
$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium).Buy tickets
Support for A Portrait of the Artist, or Fisher-Inspired Films is provided by the Susan Wildberg Morgenstein Fund.
Image: Louise Bourgeois, Persistent Antagonism, 1947-49; Collection SFMOMA, purchase through the Agnes E. Meyer and Elise S. Haas Fund and the Accessions Committee Fund; © Louise Bourgeois/Licensed by VAGA, New York