Louise LeBourgeois | Midsummer Flutter #636, 2020 | Oil on panel | 30 x 60 inches

Louise LeBourgeois: Life on the Great Lake

August 2020

LeBourgeois’ large panel paintings confront you with their vastness; a neverending-type-of-feeling. You want to sit inside of them. Do you dare to touch it? Do you find yourself inside of the color, the chill of the water washing over you? I know these scenes very well. Two or three times a day I used to sit, walk, and run by the lake. I still frequent it two or three times a week. It’s a necessity. Rain or shine, July or December, I’m there on those rocks by the water that LeBourgeois paints.… read more

Louise LeBourgeois featured on Voyage Chicago

Meet Louise LeBourgeois

March 2018

Today we’d like to introduce you to Louise LeBourgeois. Louise, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? I’ve always loved the feeling of a pencil in my hand. I remember making a drawing of a little girl when I was about five years old. I wanted to decorate her dress, so I drew a zigzag across it. Then I drew another zigzag above it so that the upward points of one zigzag touched the downward points of the other zigzag. I repeated these zigzags until her entire dress was covered. I use similar marks to create waves in my water/sky paintings today–layer upon layer of zigs, zags, and diagonals, the wet paint of one line blending into the wet paint of another.… read more

Water: Moon Glow #513, 2014 l Oil on panel l 46 x 46 inches

Drought Effect: Louise LeBourgeois: Towards Horizon, Towards Abstraction

April 2014

Louise LeBourgeois' current exhibition, Towards Horizon, reviewed in Droste Effect, Italian-English contemporary art magazine based in Bologna, Italy.… read more

"Winter Beach #515," 2013

Fine Art Connoisseur: Louise LeBourgeois's Visions of Water and Sky

April 2014

Meditative images of water and sky, the paintings of Louise LeBourgeois offer a "place of respite" for the distracted and the weary. San Francisco's Dolby Chadwick Gallery presents a solo exhibition for notable painter Louise LeBourgeois. "Towards Horizon" opens April 3, with a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This exhibition marks LeBourgeois's third solo show with Dolby Chadwick Gallery.… read more