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The 10 most subversive women artists in history | Art and design ...

The 10 most subversive women artists in history

The 10 most subversive women artists in history | Art and design ...

Amy Novesky tells us about the fascinating life of Louise Bourgeois, the artist who made the famous 30 foot high spider sculpture Maman – with beautiful illustrations by Isabelle Arsenault

Cloth lullaby: the woven life of Louise Bourgeois – in pictures

Amy Novesky tells us about the fascinating life of Louise Bourgeois, the artist who made the famous 30 foot high spider sculpture Maman – with beautiful illustrations by Isabelle Arsenault

French-American artist and sculptor, Louise Bourgeois' "Maman," 1999 / Its abdomen and thorax are made up of ribbed bronze. In the late 1990s, Bourgeois began using the spider as a central image in her art. The sculpture alludes to the strength of her mother, with metaphors of spinning, weaving, nurture, and protection.

French-American artist and sculptor, Louise Bourgeois' "Maman," 1999 / Its abdomen and thorax are made up of ribbed bronze. In the late 1990s, Bourgeois began using the spider as a central image in her art. The sculpture alludes to the strength of her mother, with metaphors of spinning, weaving, nurture, and protection.

Louise Joséphine Bourgeois (25 December 1911 – 31 May 2010),was a renowned French-American artist and sculptor, best known for her contributions to both modern and contemporary art, and for her spider structures, titled Maman, which resulted in her being nicknamed the Spiderwoman. In 2011 one of her Spider works sold for a new record price for the artist at auction,and the highest price paid for a work by a woman artist. She is recognized today as the founder of confessional art.

Artists in 60 Seconds: Louise Bourgeois

Louise Joséphine Bourgeois (25 December 1911 – 31 May 2010),was a renowned French-American artist and sculptor, best known for her contributions to both modern and contemporary art, and for her spider structures, titled Maman, which resulted in her being nicknamed the Spiderwoman. In 2011 one of her Spider works sold for a new record price for the artist at auction,and the highest price paid for a work by a woman artist. She is recognized today as the founder of confessional art.

Louise Bourgeois Maman (1999)

Louise Bourgeois Maman (1999)

louise bourgeois, fabric work- WOW I didn't know she worked with fabric! Love!

louise bourgeois, fabric work- WOW I didn't know she worked with fabric! Love!

Louise Bourgeois is probably on the top 10 of female artists

Louise Bourgeois is probably on the top 10 of female artists

Louise Bourgeois: I Have Been to Hell and Back

Louise Bourgeois: I Have Been to Hell and Back

El otro día estuve por Bilbao y delante del Guggenheim me encontré con una espectacular escultura gigante. Se trata de una de Las Maman o arañas gigantes de ...

El otro día estuve por Bilbao y delante del Guggenheim me encontré con una espectacular escultura gigante. Se trata de una de Las Maman o arañas gigantes de ...

“My art is a form of psychoanalysis. I was able to exorcise my demons through art.” Louise Bourgeois

“My art is a form of psychoanalysis. I was able to exorcise my demons through art.” Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois. Maman. Outside the Guggenheim Bilbao.  // One of my fav cities!

Louise Bourgeois. Maman. Outside the Guggenheim Bilbao. // One of my fav cities!

Louise Bourgeois  CLUTCHING, 1962  Bronze, silver nitrate patina  12 x 13 x 12 inches  30.5 x 33 x 30.5 centimeters  Edition of 6

Louise Bourgeois CLUTCHING, 1962 Bronze, silver nitrate patina 12 x 13 x 12 inches 30.5 x 33 x 30.5 centimeters Edition of 6