Louise Bourgeois

French-American, 1911-2010

10,049 followers

Louise Bourgeois

French-American, 1911-2010

10,049 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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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$32m, Christie's, 2019
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Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 15 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 30 more
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Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 9 more
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 8 more
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