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Louise Bourgeois

An American French, born in Paris in 1911. In 1938 moved to New York where she still lives and works.

She works with sculpture, painting and graphics. Though her first solo exhibition was held in 1949, Louise Bourgeois became famous in old age. Today she is recognized as one of the leading American sculptors of the twentieth century.

Her solo exhibitions were organized in the top museums of the world, including MoMA, Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Center Georges Pompidou, Yokohama Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Vienna’s Kunsthalle, Tate Modern in London, the State Hermitage Museum in St.-Petersburg, Le Palais de Tokyo in Paris and etc.

Bourgeois’s work is in the collections of most major museums around the world, such as Brooklyn Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, Guggenheim museums in New York and Bilbao, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Center Georges Pompidou, Tate Modern, State Hermitage Museum in St.-Petersburg and other.