4 May 2022

New York In Focus Whitney Biennial Plus Gallery Round-Up – Ilka Scobie 

The Whitney Biennial is big, sprawling across the entire museum, featuring 59 artists and bravura curation.

13 February 2022

Louise Bourgeois: Vision Of The Safe Womb – Hayward Gallery – Sue Hubbard

is a mythmaker and a storyteller. A chronicler of the self who has used her life to create narratives that speak of female desire

2 February 2022

Louise Bourgeois Late Textile Works Explored At The Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery is presenting Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child, the first major retrospective of this legendary artist to focus exclusively on the works she made with fabrics

12 October 2021

Louise Bourgeois Hayward Exhibition To Focus On Late Fabric Works

The Hayward Gallery will present the first major retrospective of Louise Bourgeois to focus exclusively on the works that she made with fabrics and textiles during the last 20 years of her life.

15 November 2016

Bourgeois Bliss in Somerset Edward Lucie-Smith Gets His Wellies On

I’ve just made a visit – a first but not the last, I hope – to the much talked about Hauser & Wirth set up near Bruton in Somerset. I already knew their rather grand gallery situated on Savile Row in London, where it jostles elbows, so to speak, with our city’s grandest purveyors of […]

14 January 2016

Paul Black Reviews Maisons Fragiles At Hauser And Wirth London

Hauser & Wirth London is currently presenting the work of nine artists in ‘Maisons Fragiles’, a group exhibition which explores themes of fragility, vulnerability and protection. The show includes work by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Isa Genzken, Robert Gober, Eva Hesse, Roni Horn, Gordon Matta-Clark, Fausto Melotti and Richard Serra, with work that Spans 60 […]

11 December 2015


Eva Hesse, Louise Bourgeois: Among Nine Artists At Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth London draws together the work of nine artists in ‘Maisons Fragiles’, a group exhibition exploring themes of fragility, vulnerability and protection as they manifest in a variety of guises. Spanning 60 years of artistic practice, the exhibition includes work by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Isa Genzken, Robert Gober, Eva Hesse, Roni Horn, […]

5 October 2015


Louise Bourgeois: Intimate Final Portraits Published In New Book

Mumbling Beauty is an intimate, uncompromising portrait of Louise Bourgeois in the final years of her life. From 2008 to 2010 the artist allowed Alex Van Gelder into her private world – her studio and home – and indulged his lens while she worked, rested and waited, mischievous or lost in thought, weary of decrepitude, […]

2 February 2015


Selfies And Horror At Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary presents the exhibition ‘Self’ which posits the question, in a world where ‘selfies’ have become everyday expressions and ‘Britishness’ is being redefined, what is the role of self-portraiture and how has it shifted through the history of art to the present day? The ‘selfie’ has become a frame through which self-portraiture is re-evaluated […]

25 July 2014

Louise Bourgeois: Body, Sexuality And The Erotic MIMA Middlesborough

Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art (mima) stands brilliantly apart from the town’s surroundings, representing a shining beacon of modernity and optimism; it is a great coup to be the first institution to display the touring ARTISTS ROOMs exhibition ‘Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets’. For the strength and significance of this American artist’s works cannot […]

9 May 2014


Louise Bourgeois: New MIMA Exhibition Highlights Late Works

Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) will be presented in a new exhibition at Mima from 18 July to 12 October 2014. mima is the first associate partner to display this new ARTIST ROOMS exhibition. Highlighting her late work, the exhibition contains an outstanding collection of pieces assembled for the national ARTIST ROOMS programme, including, Couple I 1996, […]

10 April 2012


Louise Bourgeois Love Affair With Freudian Psychoanalysis

A new exhibition at The Freud Museum examines Louise Bourgeois’ complex and ambivalent relationship with psychoanalysis. The show is called Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed and contains her recently discovered psychoanalytic writings, alongside corresponding artworks. These newly unearthed documents are the product of her foray into psychoanalysis spanning three decades. Two boxes of writings […]

29 March 2012


Yayoi Kusama To Headline Kiev Biennale Arsenale 2012

New artworks by Kusama and Phyllida Barlow, alongside major pieces by Ai Weiwei, Louise Bourgeois, Chapman Bros, and Paul McCarthy, to populate first Kiev international biennale ARSENALE 2012, the first international Kiev international Biennale, has today announced the list of artists and highlights of works to be included in the main programme. Dubbed ‘The Best […]

26 March 2012


Anita Steckel Feminist Erotic Artist Dies Aged 82

Anita Steckel – the key feminist artist, little known beyond the underground until art historians discovered her in her 70s

26 January 2012


New Louise Bourgeois Exhibition At Freud Museum

‘The Return of the Repressed’ unveils her psychoanalytic writings The Freud Museum in London has just announced an exhibition of works by Louise Bourgeois. Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed will feature original documents from the artist’s recently discovered psychoanalytic writings, as well as drawings and sculptures. It will be displayed in the London […]

19 January 2012



The Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) has announced the first solo survey exhibition in the Middle East of the work of Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), one of the most influential and groundbreaking artists of the 20th century. Curated by Philip Larratt-Smith, Louise Bourgeois: Conscious and Unconscious will be on view at the QMA Gallery at Katara from […]