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Louise Bourgeois

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Auctions

Sotheby’s offers major works by 20th century female artists in $50m Ginny Williams Collection sale

Coinciding with the auction house's New York sale room re-opening in June, the sale marks the first time female artists will comprise over two-thirds of the value of an evening auction

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Mother's Day

National Museum of Women in the Arts honours 'complex and varied' maternal relationships for Mother's Day

Featuring works by Louise Bourgeois, Elizabeth Catlett and others, the online series explores artists' experiences of motherhood and their connection to their own moms

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Books

‘If I don’t like your pictures, I can destroy everything': a photographer's intimate—but risky—shoots with Louise Bourgeois

In his new book the photographer Jean-François Jaussaud details how he gained the trust of the late French artist

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Louise Bourgeois

How to buy a...Louise Bourgeois

The late French artist’s phallic bronzes are not as easy to home as many of her other works, but it is the spiders that remain the most coveted— and hardest to come by

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The Buck stopped here

Bodily references and plenty of Bourgeois: Ursula Hauser's collection goes on show at all female exhibition in Somerset

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Art market

Rabbit hops to a record $91m at Christie's as Jeff Koons once again becomes the world's most expensive living artist

Post-war and contemporary sale in New York also produced a big sale for Robert Rauschenberg and new records for Louise Bourgeois and Jonas Wood

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Artists

Louise Bourgeois’s Spider crawls across Brazil

The colossal work, one of the first arachnid sculptures the artist made, has embarked on a multi-city tour

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Exhibitions

China finally gets caught in Louise Bourgeois’s web

First major survey in Shanghai of late artist’s work includes giant spider on loan from Tate

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Art market

Censorship could stifle China's art market

Under president Xi Jinping's increasingly stringent regime, galleries must negotiate a slow and capricious approval process to show works of art

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In the frame

Letting it all hang out: exhibitions in Paris and London focus on suspended sculpture

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Women Artists

Let us now praise famous women : Museums finally find their feminine side

A wave of exhibitions of influential female artists begins this month on both sides of the Atlantic

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Exhibitions

Bourgeois’ baton taken up by Tracey Emin at Hauser & Wirth

Pieces created in collaboration by the artists are on sale now

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Art Basel

Where are the women of Art Basel?

High priced male artists such as Warhol and Picasso dominate the stands

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Tate

Tate announces its exhibition schedule for 2007

Next year's schedule is packed with big names

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Tate Modern

Vast Bourgeois for the new Tate as the first of five commissions

Steel sculpture set for the new Tate Modern Turbine Hall

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Surrealism

How Surrealism has shaped the self-portraits of three generations of women artists

Women and Surrealism at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Exhibitions

Fondazione Prada mounts show of Michael Heizer

Prada Milano Arte has already exhibited the work of David Smith, Louise Bourgeois, and Anish Kapoor

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Art market

What's on in Paris: New Rauschenbergs at Daniel Templon and mysteries abound at Jorge Alyskewic

Meanwhile, Bertrand's return to drawing is on display at Samia Saouma