Louise Bourgeois’s cluster of spiders

Throughout her long career, sculptor Louise Bourgeois was known for haunting, biomorphic forms that communicated themes from her inner life and family history. In her last years she finally enjoyed mainstream recognition. Here, the artist discusses her interest in spiders, a recurring theme in her work.

Reclaiming the Body: Feminist Art in America, 1995, Michael Blackwood Productions. © Michael Blackwood