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Louise Bourgeois

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Louise Bourgeois was born in 1911 in Paris. Her family works in tapestry restoration. Her childhood is peacefully in Paris suburbs, until she discovers her fathers extra marital relationship. From her youth only remain bad memories. Bachelor, Louise Bourgeois leaves her family home to study higher mathematics at the Sorbonne, trying to find a sense for her tormented life, but its not the good choice. In 1936, Louise Bourgeois decides to continue her studies at the Beaux-arts and  lEcole...

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Olive tree branches
Lithograph

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*  The Prints of Louise Bourgeois , D. Wye et C. Smith, Ed.  Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1995 *   Louise Bourgeois - The Complete Prints and books , en ligne, Ed. MOMA, New York, 2016 All the catalogues raisonnés

Bibliographic track & more

To read from or about the artist :
*   Louise Bourgeois - Drawings , Jerry Gorovoy et autres, Ed. Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 1988
*  Destruction du pre, reconstruction du pre. crits et entretiens 1923-2000 , Louise Bourgeois, Ed.. Daniel Lelong, Paris, 2000
*   Louise Bourgeois , collectif, Ed. Phaidon, 2003
*   He Disappeared into Complete Silence , Louise Bourgeois, Ed. Dilecta, Paris, 1947, rd. 2008
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Art movements

  • + MODERN SCULPTURE / 1930-1970 / William Kenneth Armiage, Constantin Brancusi, Anthony Caro, Naum Gabo, Pablo Gargallo, Isamu Noguchi, etc.
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Artists on display

The art and the artists display: proclamations, galleries, museums, personal or collective exhibitions. On walls or in shop windows, wise or rebels, posters warn, argue, show. Some were specially conceived by an artist for such or such event, other, colder, have only the letter.

Some were created in lithographic technic, most are simple offset reproductions. They are many those who like collecting these rectangles of paper, monochrome or in games of colours, in matt paper or brilliant, with many words or almost dumb.

We are happy also to be able to greet, by this pages, mythical galleries as those of Denise René, Louis Carré, Claude Bernard, Berheim Jeune, Maeght, Pierre Loeb and others.

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