Louise Bourgeois

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Louise Bourgeois
Born (1911-12-25)25 December 1911
Paris, France
Died 31 May 2010(2010-05-31) (aged 98)
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Nationality French-American
Field sculpture, installation art, painting, printmaking
Training Sorbonne, Académie de la Grande Chaumière, École du Louvre, École des Beaux-Arts
Movement Modernism, Surrealism, Feminist art
Works Spider, Cells, Maman, Cumul I, The Destruction of the Father
Awards Praemium Imperiale

Louise Joséphine Bourgeois (25 December 1911 – 31 May 2010) was a French-American artist.[1] She was best-known for her installation art and large-scale sculptures. She was also a painter and printmaker.

Bourgeois explored many themes over her career, including domesticity, family, sexuality and death.

Bourgeois was born in Paris, France.[2]

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  2. "Louise Bourgeois". Easton Foundation. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  3. "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter B" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved July 25, 2014.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 March 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Medal Day History". MacDowell Colony. Archived from the original on 10 August 2016. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  6. "MacDowell Medal winners 1960-2011". London: The Daily Telegraph. 13 April 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  7. "Reply to a parliamentary question" (PDF) (in German). p. 1709. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  8. "Dernières photos... dernières images de Louise Bourgeois... NY... F.Arrabal". Ceci n’est pas un blog. 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2019-03-04.