Louise Bourgeois

      70:90 cm | Unicum
      Acrylic and pencil framed in museum glass


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      Original work in acrylic and pencil on Japanese Kochi Mashi paper.

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      Louise Joséphine Bourgeois (French: [lwiz buʁʒwa] (About this soundlisten); 25 December 1911 – 31 May 2010)[1] was a French-American artist. Although she is best known for her large-scale sculpture and installation art, Bourgeois was also a prolific painter and printmaker. She explored a variety of themes over the course of her long career including domesticity and the family, sexuality and the body, as well as death and the unconscious.[2] These themes connect to events from her childhood which she considered to be a therapeutic process. Although Bourgeois exhibited with the Abstract Expressionists and her work has much in common with Surrealism and Feminist art, she was not formally affiliated with a particular artistic movement.

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