Louise Bourgeois

French-American, 1911-2010

9,267 followers

Louise Bourgeois

French-American, 1911-2010

9,267 followers

Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated …

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Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated with Surrealism due to her integration of fantastic elements into her prints and sculptures. Upon moving to New York in 1938, Bourgeois focused primarily on sculpture, crafting biomorphic forms that curator Lucy Lippard has …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$28m, Christie's, 2015
Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 9 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 23 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 9 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 5 more
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