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ARTIST ROOMS Louise Bourgeois, A Woman Without Secrets

  • 26th October 2013 − 18th May 2014 | Modern One (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art) | Free

Selected Biography

1911 Born 25 December, Paris, France
1932-5 Studies Philosophy at the Sorbonne University, Paris
1936-8 Studies Fine Art in Paris
1938 Moves to New York City
1945 First exhibition of paintings
1949 First exhibition of sculptural works
1955 Becomes an American citizen
1966 Work included alongside Eva Hesse and others in the ground-breaking exhibition Eccentric Abstraction in New York
1982 The Museum of Modern Art stages the artist’s first significant survey exhibition
2000 Commissioned to produce a large-scale installation for the Turbine Hall in Tate Modern, London to mark the opening of the gallery
2007 Major retrospective exhibition opens at Tate Modern and tours to Centre Pompidou, Paris; Guggenheim Museum, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
2010 Dies 31 May, New York, USA

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