The queen of the art world: ‘Twosome,’ an exhibition Louise Bourgeois

By NERIA BARR
October 11, 2017 11:33

Louise Bourgeois was born in 1911 into a Parisian family whose business was restoring medieval and Renaissance tapestries.

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LOUISE BOURGEOIS’S ‘Twosome,’ 1991.

LOUISE BOURGEOIS’S ‘Twosome,’ 1991.. (photo credit: PETER BELLAMY/THE EASTON FOUNDATION/ LICENSED BY VAGA NY)

 ‘This is a dream come true,” declares Suzanne Landau, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art’s director, when she talks about “Twosome,” the exhibition of the French-born American artist, Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), considered one of the greatest, most radical and groundbreaking artists of our time, that opened at the museum on September 8.

“For me, she is the queen of the art world,” says Landau. “This is a major achievement for Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and we are all very proud and excited.”


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