Louise Bourgeois (French, 1911 - 2010)

Louise Bourgeois

French | 1911 - 2010

Louise Bourgeois was a French Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1911. Her work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Fondation Beyeler, Basel. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Lower Belvedere have featured Louise Bourgeois's work in the past.Louise Bourgeois's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 104 USD to 32,804,500 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 32,804,500 USD for Spider, sold at Sotheby's New York in 2023. Louise Bourgeois has been featured in articles for Apollo, Artist Profile and Wallpaper . The most recent article is Art Unlocked: Critics on the One Work That Explains the Great Artists, from Turner to Basquiat written for The Guardian in April 2024. The artist died in 2010.

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Red Room (Parents), detail - Louise Bourgeois

Red Room (Parents), detail

By Louise Bourgeois

Current Exhibitions

Honey, I Rearranged the Collection

Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Basel | Switzerland
Feb 15,2024 - Apr 21,2024

Abject Anatomy

Tang Museum
Saratoga Springs | New York | USA
Feb 09,2024 - Apr 21,2024

10 Of 80 + 1

Feb 13,2024 - Apr 25,2024


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..Although her oeuvre includes painting, drawing, printmaking, and performance, Bourgeois is best known for her sculptures, which range in scale from the intimate to the monumental, and across a diverse...

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

..Louise Bourgeois (1911 - 2010) is best-known for her powerful emotionally charged works exploring the unconscious, desire and the body...

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Glasgow Print Studio

..Despite the deeply personal references to her own life in her work, as well as to a range of art historical movements, Bourgeois’s unique visual language ultimately reaches beyond both, raising universal...

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Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

..Often hailed as the founder of 'confessional art', the familial, biographical stories that provided life-long inspiration for Bourgeois's work are well known: her parents’ tapestry workshop where she learnt...

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Heide Museum of Modern Art

..A groundbreaking, award-winning artist, with a career spanning nearly seven decades, Bourgeois left behind a body of work rare in its material diversity and emotional intensity...

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Gordon Gallery, Ben Yehuda Street

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