ART IS A GUARANTEE OF SANITY.
- Louise Bourgeois
This acquisition [link]
, 1999) by then 86 year-old Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), [link]
is one of a group of eight spiders around the world, also including Paris, Tokyo and of course, the Tate gallery in London, UK. It's the latest addition to the National Gallery of Canada [link]
and is part of their permanent collection.
It's amazing how kids embrace this sculpture. Me? I get the willies since it reminds me of an old black and white horror movie that played on TV when I was a kid, called The Incredible Shrinking Man