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Louise Bourgeois dies in New York, aged 98


Image:Eye to Eye, 1970 Photograph: Guggenheim Museum

Louise Bourgeois, the French-born, American-based artist best known for her sculptures of vast metal spiders, died yesterday in a New York hospital at the age of 98. Bourgeois, who only found widespread acclaim late in life, had suffered a heart attack at the weekend, a spokeswoman said.

With her death, American and European art has lost not only a tremendous and hugely influential artist, but a direct link between the art of the 21st century and belle epoque Paris, with cubism, symbolism, surrealism and abstract expressionism, and all that followed.
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Images:Louise Bourgeois, undated Photograph: Christopher Felve

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