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About Louise Bourgeois (French sculptor)

Born in Paris in 1911

1982
“Louise Bourgeois: Retrospective” opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The exhibition, curated by Deborah Wye, is the first retrospective given to a woman artist at the museum

2000
Bourgeois is commissioned for the inaugural installation at Turbine Hall , opening as the new Tate Gallery of Modern Artin London. Bourgeois displays a thirty foot steel and marble Spider called Maman (1999)

2008
The French Legion of Honor medal is presented by President Sarkozy to Louise Bourgeois at artist’s Chelsea home

2010
Louise Bourgeois dies on May 31
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At Buenos Aires
2011
Curated by Philip Larratt-Smith, “Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed” presents the first in-depth examination of Bourgeois’s relationship to psychoanalysis and art
The exhibition is organized by the Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires and the Institut Tomie Ohtake in Sao Paulo and also travels to the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Fundación PROA
Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, (few meters away from Caminito)
T [54.11] 4104.1000
Open
From Tuesdays to Sundays
11 - 19 hrs.
Mondays closed

Note It has on top a bar-restaurant with a great terrace and fabulous views

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  • Copyright: Maria Ocampos (nikkitta) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1728 W: 12 N: 3417] (13668)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-05-10
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/5.6
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-09-28 15:33
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