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FAQ - The Easton Foundation

Louise Bourgeois in 1965 in her home on 20th Street in New York City with several of her Personage sculptures, including FEMME VOLAGE.
Photo: Photographer unknown / Art: © The Easton Foundation

How can I visit the Foundation? Are you taking reservations for tours of Louise Bourgeois's home and studio?

Guided group tours of the Louise Bourgeois home, studio, archive, and sculpture garden can be scheduled by appointment and tailored accordingly. We are often booked months in advance and appreciate your patience.

The Easton Foundation's offices are open by appointment only.

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Does the Foundation make its archives available to outside scholars for research?

The Louise Bourgeois Archive and study room is available to curators and scholars by appointment, and on a case-by-case basis, to those researching Louise Bourgeois's work and related themes. We do not accomodate walk-in visitors. For further information on how to request a visit, contact Include your research topic, and any specific questions, so that we can assess how best you might utilize the Archive. Be prepared to schedule well in advance.

Please note that the cataloguing of the Archive is an ongoing project, and not all papers will be accessible at all times.

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What are the most recent developments at the Foundation?

The Foundation is currently at work on the ongoing cataloguing of the Louise Bourgeois Archive, as well as overseeing the inventory and conservation of Louise Bourgeois's home. We have recently completed renovations on our offices, and finished work on a small exhibition space, backyard sculpture garden and research center. 

Are there employment opportunities at the Foundation?

Thank you for your interest. We are not hiring at this time, but will update this page if and when positions become available.

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How can I get permission to reproduce photographs as illustrations in a book, article or paper? What about for use as an advertisement, magazine or newspaper feature? Or in a text book or in other commercial ways, such as licensed merchandise?

Permission to reproduce Louise Bourgeois's art work or archival material must be requested and secured in advance through the Foundation's licensing agent, VAGA at Artists Rights Society ( The copyright for images of Louise Bourgeois’s art, writings, personal photographs, and archival material is held by The Easton Foundation.