Louise Bourgeois

French/American , 1911 - 2010

Born in 1911 in Paris, Bourgeois entered the Sorbonne to study mathematics in 1932, but one year later, turned to art. She enrolled in several art schools, including the Ecole des Arts-Beaux, and she served as an apprentice in artist's studios in Montparnasse and Montmartre. In 1938, she emigrated to New York where she attended the Art Students League.

Her first solo exhibition took place at the Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York in 1945 and her sculpture was first shown four years later at the Peridot Gallery in New York. The Museum of Modern Art in New York organized a retrospective of Bourgeios' work in 1982, which traveled to various American venues and her first European retrospective was put together in 1989 and traveled extensively abroad.
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The Song of the Blacks & the Blues

1989-1996

Lelong Editions

Price upon request

The Happy House

2003

Pettibone Fine Art

$5,500 - $12,000

Femme

2008

Carolina Nitsch

Price upon request

Glass Object

2004

Carolina Nitsch

Price upon request

Spiraling Arrows

2004

Carolina Nitsch

Price upon request

Bed

1997

Carolina Nitsch

Price upon request

He Disappeared into Complete Silence

1947-2005

Carolina Nitsch

Price upon request

Crochet V

1998

Mixografia®

$35,000 - $70,000

Crochet IV

1998

Mixografia®

$35,000 - $70,000

Crochet III

1998

Mixografia®

$35,000 - $70,000

Crochet II

1998

Mixografia®

$35,000 - $70,000

Crochet I

1998

Mixografia®

$35,000 - $70,000

Repairs in the Sky

1999

Mary Ryan Gallery, Inc.

Price upon request

Sainte Sebastienne

1992

Mary Ryan Gallery, Inc.

Price upon request

Girl with Hair

2006

Carolina Nitsch

Price upon request

Anatomy Series

1989

Goya Contemporary & Goya-Girl Press

Price upon request