Louise Bourgeois

 
Born in Paris in 1911 and a New Yorker since 1938, Louise Bourgeois created a unique oeuvre—that owes no allegiance to 20th-century "isms"—in the course of a career than has spanned more than 60 years. Psychologically charged and dealing with the realm of human emotion (love, desire, dependency, sexuality, rejection, jealousy, and abandonment), her art is grounded in her own life and experience: "My goal is to re-experience a past emotion … to relive anxiety … anxiety is a passive state, and the object is to be active and take control." Yet Louise Bourgeois did not create an autonomous universe as an artistic hermit. While her art is nourished by personal experience, it also draws from art and art history—a wellspring of inspiration from which she developed her themes, concepts, and approach to media in both two- and three-dimensional works.
 
Louise Bourgeois - Transatlantique
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Marie-Laure Bernadac, a leading expert in Louise Bourgeois's work, invites nine artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Tracey Emin, Camille Henrot, Jenny Holzer, Rachel Whiteread...) to share their views of this major artistic figure of the 20th century.
Louise Bourgeois - The Violence of Handwriting Across a Page
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
sold out
An unprecedented insight into Louise Bourgeois' art by Jenny Holzer.
Louise Bourgeois -
2007
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
sold out
Luxurious publication mostly dedicated to Louise Bourgeois' drawings (limited edition).


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