Louise Joséphine Bourgeois was a renowned French-American artist and sculptor, best known for her contributions to both modern and contemporary art, and for her spider structures, titled Maman, which resulted in her being nicknamed the Spiderwoman.In 2011 one of her Spider works sold for $10.7 million, a new record price for the artist at auction, and the highest price paid for a work by a woman artist.
This Spider is located outside the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain.
Other spiders are:
State Hermitage Museum, Russia
Mori Art Museum, Japan
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, South Korea
Qatar National Convention Center, QatarPappajohn Sculpture Park, Des Moines Art Center, USA
Pappajohn Sculpture Park, Des Moines Art Center, USA
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