Exhibition

Louise Bourgeois: Larger Than Life

Exhibition
Louise Bourgeois: Larger Than Life

: Hasan Bülent Kahraman

Louise Bourgeois is one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Throughout her long life, spanning the past era she has made invaluable contributions to contemporary art. Bourgeois' efforts could be summarized in three points. First and foremost, it would be extremely difficult to find another artist whose art and life are so intertwined. Perhaps she did not invent her life as a work of art, but she certainly derived her art from her life. Her interesting life, with all its dimensions, stages and facades, was a deep, broad and extensive source for her art. Thus, in her art, Bourgeois thoroughly examined the phenomenon we call memory, without detaching it from time, place, identity and belonging, but rather, by consciously delving into these concepts. In this respect, she had a significant impact on artists of a later generation. Last but not least, femininity was a subject in its own right for Bourgeois. In dealing with issues of her own being, in choosing her life story as the backdrop to her art she managed to transform femininity into a whole new subject. Aided by the information provided by her life long contact with psychoanalysis, she scrutinized the feminine condition as an extensive vortex, and built it anew.

Living her life as a miracle fulfilled, she had left behind a body of work worthy of veneration. Now, that body of work is at Akbank Sanat with 54 pieces of artwork.

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Colorful Cups (For 6-12 Ages)

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I Am Designing My Own Bag (Ages 6-12 Years Old)

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15:00

Toy Sculpture Workshop (For 7-12 Ages)

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16:45

Upcycle Sculpture Activity (For 7 - 12 Ages)

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Brothers - Hermano

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20 JUL SAT
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Exhibition Akbank 37th Contemporary Artists Prize Exhibition

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Kandinsky Colour Slices (For 6- 12 Age)

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A Plate of Mondrian (For 6-12 Age)

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15:00

Blue and No So Pink - Azul y No Tan Rosa

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Mini Mosaics Workshop (For 7 – 12 Ages)

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16:45

Linoleum Printing Workshop (For 9 – 14 Ages)

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24 JUL WED
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Azú

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25 JUL THU
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Exhibition Akbank 37th Contemporary Artists Prize Exhibition

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27 JUL SAT
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Exhibition Akbank 37th Contemporary Artists Prize Exhibition

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11:00

I Am Designing My Own Bag (Ages 6-12 Years Old)

Akbank Sanat

13:00

Colorful Cups (For 6-12 Ages)

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15:00

Bad Hair - Pelo Malo

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15:30

Printing Workshop for Kids (For 5-8 Ages)

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Family Mosaic Workshop(Ages 4-12)

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