The art world feels the loss of such a creative force. A woman who created art her entire life without recognition until she was in her seventies. A woman who said, “I believe that not being picked up by the market was a blessing in disguise. It allowed me to work undisturbed, at my own pace and in my own way.” A woman who cared for her family while creating art for herself. A woman who threw the roast out the window when her family did not rush to the dinner table to show gratitude for the meal she prepared. A woman who represented the
I could go on to discuss her tumultuous childhood, her move from
Her magnificent life continues in her prolific and magnificent body of work.
* photo of Louise Bourgeois by Annie Leibovitz, [source: www.nytimes.com]