Louise Bourgeois' impact on Modern Art


The French-born American sculptor Louise Bourgeois has died in New York, at the age of 98. Bourgeois continued working until the end of her life.

She has been credited with influencing many of today's modern artists such as Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin.

In 2007, the Tate Modern museum in London organised a major retrospective of Bourgeois' work.

BBC News spoke to members of the public at the Tate Modern where some of her sketches are still on display. At the end, the assistant curator of the gallery, Ann Coxon, spoke about Bourgeois' importance to the history of Modern Art.

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