American, born France
(Paris, France, 1911 - 2010, New York City, New York)
A native of France, Louise Bourgeois emigrated to the U.S. in 1938. Throughout her 70-year career, she has obsessively spun memories and traumas into archetypal figures such as the Father, Mother, Child, and Lover. These are represented in a complex sy
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