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Louise Bourgeois

 

 

 

Maman, Marble, Stainless steel, Bronze, 1999

 

BIO

1911 | Born in Paris.FR

1938 | moved to New York City

2010 | Died in Manhattan.USA

 

ART FORM 

Sculpture, printmaking, painting, installation

 

MATERIALS / MEDIA

Textile, sculpture, crochet,

 

FORMATION

After 1932 |  École des Beaux-Arts | École du Louvre | Independent academies of Montparnasse and Montmartre such as Académie Colarossi, Académie Ranson, Académie Julian, Académie de la Grande Chaumière and with André Lhote, Fernand Léger, Paul Colin and Cassandre.

1936 | Graduated from the Sorbonne (studying Mathematics) | Paris.

After 1938 |  The Art Students League of New York.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • 2008 | New York City (USA)| Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 2008 | Paris (FR) | Centre Georges Pompidou.
  • 2007 | London (UK)| Tate Modern.
  • 1999 | Bilbao| Guggenheim Museum.
  • 1994 | New York City (USA) | The Museum of Modern Art.
  • 1994 | San Francisco (USA) | San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
  • 1993 | Venice(Italy)| U.S. Pavilion, 45th Venice Biennale.