Pregnant Woman, 2008; Louise Bourgeois (American, born France. 1911–2010); Gouache on paper (© 2014 The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, NY) (MOMA)

Pregnant Woman, 2008; Louise Bourgeois (American, born France. 1911–2010); Gouache on paper (© 2014 The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, NY) (MOMA)

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Louise Bourgeois: She Lost It (1992).  I am not the only women artist with anxiety.

Louise Bourgeois: She Lost It (1992). I am not the only women artist with anxiety.

Louise Bourgeois. 1992. Garment from the performance "She Lost It"

Louise Bourgeois. 1992. Garment from the performance "She Lost It"

Louise Joséphine Bourgeois (25 December 1911 – 31 May 2010),was a renowned French-American artist and sculptor, best known for her contributions to both modern and contemporary art, and for her spider structures, titled Maman, which resulted in her being nicknamed the Spiderwoman. In 2011 one of her Spider works sold for a new record price for the artist at auction,and the highest price paid for a work by a woman artist. She is recognized today as the founder of confessional art.

Artists in 60 Seconds: Louise Bourgeois

Louise Joséphine Bourgeois (25 December 1911 – 31 May 2010),was a renowned French-American artist and sculptor, best known for her contributions to both modern and contemporary art, and for her spider structures, titled Maman, which resulted in her being nicknamed the Spiderwoman. In 2011 one of her Spider works sold for a new record price for the artist at auction,and the highest price paid for a work by a woman artist. She is recognized today as the founder of confessional art.

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Large dumping space for toothsome literary nibbles (actually, nibbles from the entire spectra of things that are interesting!), edited by Maria Popova

Large dumping space for toothsome literary nibbles (actually, nibbles from the entire spectra of things that are interesting!), edited by Maria Popova

Louise Bourgeois - 'To Unravel a Torment You Must Begin Somewhere' from series 'What is the Shape of this Problem?',1999.

Louise Bourgeois - 'To Unravel a Torment You Must Begin Somewhere' from series 'What is the Shape of this Problem?',1999.

Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois

"I am not what I am, I am what I do with my hands." Louise Bourgeois | Photograph by Yann Charbonnier

"I am not what I am, I am what I do with my hands." Louise Bourgeois | Photograph by Yann Charbonnier

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