News from the art world: Farewell Louise Bourgeois

Sad news from the art world was to be found in the New York Times this morning: Louise Bourgeois, influential sculptor, dies at 98

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/01/arts/design/01bourgeois.html

Louise Bourgeois was born in France, but lived most of her life in New York, where she worked as a visual artist up until a week before her death. Working hard all her life, she only received recognition in the art world and from the wider public at the age of 70. She is best known for her large sculptures of spiders, her fabric sculptures and drawings.

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