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Louise Bourgeois

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Petah Coyne

Posted: October 19, 2015
Category: Louise Bourgeois
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Petah Coyne, whose work is on view at NMWA.
A sculpture hangs in a dark gallery. The sculpture comprises layers of melted pink and white wax that form a dress-like shape hanging from satin-wrapped chains. Its color, shape, and bumpy, lacy texture, evoke a frilly tutu, lavishly frosted wedding cake, or coral.

Louise Bourgeois: By the Book

Posted: August 13, 2015
Category: Louise Bourgeois
The exhibition catalogue Louise Bourgeois. Structures of Existence: The Cells (Prestel Publishing and Haus der Kunst, 2015) showcases the artist’s work creating Cells, a series of architectural sculptures that she...
Print with a vertical block of blue sandwiched between strips of black. Spiraling, tube forms of grey, red, white and dark blue occupy the central blue strip. Various sizes, the forms are arranged in two blocks on each side, with one large form and one tiny meeting in the center.

Louise Bourgeois: A Legend

Posted: June 4, 2010
Category: Louise Bourgeois
Louise Bourgeois’ life spanned nearly the entire twentieth century. A legend in her own time, she became part of the canon of art history, which has not been kind to...
Bronze sculpture of a spider on a white platform against a magenta background.