Louise Bourgeois, I do (2010), archival dyes on cloth with embroidery
Artist Louise Bourgeois has seen plenty of battles: against gender inequity in the arts, against the several wars she's lived through. And now, at age 98, she's signed on for another: she's pitching in to help the marriage equality movement by donating an edition of 300 prints, entitled I Do, to the national Freedom to Marry campaign. The prints, featuring an image of two flowers on a single stem, will be sold for $1,000 each to fund Freedom to Marry's efforts.
"Everyone should have the right to marry," Bourgeois said in a release by Freedom to Marry. "To make a commitment to love someone forever is a beautiful thing."
Bourgeois was married to the art historian Robert Goldwater, who died in 1973.
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