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Thursday, December 25, 2008

Happy Bday LB, and When Santa Attacks III

I don't have to tell you that the reason that so many of us are gathered together with family and friends is to celebrate the birthday of a very special person; Louise Bourgeois. LB turns 97 yrs old today, and she's had a mighty big year, what with a traveling retrospective (scheduled to open at the Hirshhorn in February) and such.

This opening scene from Jean-Pierre Jeunet's The City of Lost Children approximates what I imagine Christmas Chez Bourgeois to be like:

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