Thu, Jun 3

6:30 – 7:15 PM


Donald Kuspit: Art is a Guarantee of Sanity

Bourgeois famously called art her “guarantee of sanity,” and she managed her aggression throughout her life by giving it physical form as objects. Donald Kuspit argues that her art-making was a compulsion that allowed her to carry on, if not to heal. For Louise Bourgeois, making art was literally a matter of life and death.