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 Louise Bourgeois  (1911 - 2010)

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About: Louise Bourgeois
 

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Lived/Active: New York / France      Known for: grouped wood shape sculpture, installation

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Louise Bourgeois
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1911 (Paris, France)
- 2010 (New York City)
New York / France grouped wood shape sculpture, installation
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Stable Gallery, New York City

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* Society of Independent Artists--

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Methods
* Ceramics
* Direct Carver, Hand Carving
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts
* Sculpture, Sculptor
* Sketch, Sketching

  
Media
* Alabaster
* Aluminum
* Bronze
* Ceramic Art, Porcelain
* Charcoal
* Crayon
* Etching, Etcher
* Gouache
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Marble
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Plaster
* Plastics
* Pottery
* Steel, Stainless Steel
* Watercolor, Watercolour
* Wax
* Wood

  
Styles
* Abstract Expressionism
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* New York School/Abstract Expressionism

  
Subjects
* Allegory, Metaphor
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Hand-Crafted Object
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats

  
Art Association
* Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors
* Society of Independent Artists-

  
Teacher
* Amedee Ozenfant
* Fernand Leger

  
Schools
* Academy de la Grand Chaumiere, Student
* Art Students League of New York, Student
* Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, Student
* Pratt Institute of Art, Teacher
* Sorbonne, Paris

  
Awards/Recognition
* National Medal of Arts

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Art in Embassies Program, Foundation
* Duncan Collection, Lincoln NE
* UBS-Paine Webber Collection

  
Added Description
* Abstract Sculpture Specialty
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Printmaking Specialty

  
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