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Three Artists on a Spider by Louise Bourgeois

Louisiana Channel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

A ginormous 30 feet high spider would scare the life out of most of us. In this video three artists share their diverse feelings towards the spider sculpture made by French artist Louise Bourgeois- as a tribute to her mother.

Happy Birthday, Louise Bourgeois!

Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French-American artist, Louise Josephine Bourgeois. The contemporary sculptor, fondly referred to as "Spiderwoman", would tur...

Louise Bourgeois: The Return Of The Repressed

Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts

Louise Bourgeois created haunting sculptural forms inspired by femininity and domesticity. But through her touch, these 'soft' subject matters morph i...

WATCH: Building 'Maman,' Louise Bourgeois' Giant Spider Sculpture

VernissageTV | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

On the occasion of the Louise Bourgeois exhibition at Fondation Beyeler, the museum is showing the artist's famous sculpture Maman. This video documen...