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Louise Bourgeoise | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1911

Born on December 25.

1923

Begins to help out at her parents’ tapestry workshop.

1932

After earning her baccalauréat, enrolls at the Sorbonne to study mathematics, but later abandons that discipline for art. In subsequent years, attends various Parisian art schools, including the École des Beaux-Arts, Académie de la Grande-Chaumière, and École du Louvre, and works in the studios of a number of different artists, including Roger Bissière, André Lhote, and Fernand Léger.
Takes a trip to the Soviet Union.

1938

Moves to New York after marrying art history profesor Robert Goldwater.
Enrolls at the Art Students League, where she continues to study art.

1941

Creates her first large-format sculptures.

1945

Has her first solo exhibition, at Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York.
Curates the exhibition Documents France 1940–1944: Art–Literature–Press of the French Underground at the Norlyst Gallery with the help of Marcel Duchamp and others.
Her work is featured in the Whitney Annual, at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.

1947

Publishes a collection of engravings and texts titled He Disappeared into Complete Silence.

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