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 Bourgeois Maman (1999)

Louise Bourgeois Maman (1999)

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, 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

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