Louise Bourgeois accomplished more in her art during her lifetime than many can dream of. In this article, many of her teachings on "how to be an artist" are compiled. Though it wasn't a topic that she necessarily wrote about in one long article, her letters, musings and other writings certainly give some specific direction for artists.
One of the more poignant lessons, Never Stop Making Art, is especially meaningful as Bourgeois continued to create until her death at the age of 98. There are some other good reminders for us all, no matter how long we have been working in the arts.
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How to Be an Artist, According to Louise Bourgeois
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