Tuesday, June 1, 2010

"Art is a guarantee of sanity"

I just heard that Louise Bourgeois passed away yesterday, what an incredible woman. She lived an incredible life of 98 years and I am so thankful that I got to see her retrospective in London (blogged here).

I love this description from Stella Vine "She said there was a juxtaposition of sinister, controlling elements and full-on macho materials with a warm, nurturing and cocoon-like feminine side that appears within Bourgeois' art."

Louise Bourgeois said "An artist can show things that other people are terrified of expressing." She was bravely honest, smart and quite sassy. Repose en paix.