Oral history interview with Louise Bourgeois, 1968

Bourgeois, Louise , b. 1911 d. 2010
Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording: 3 sound tape reels: analog; 7 in.
Transcript: 58 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Louise Bourgeois conducted in 1968, by Colette Roberts, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) was a sculptor, born and educated in Paris and later came to New York.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

How to Use this Interview

  • ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Also in the Archives