It seemed she would go on forever - she left today aged 98.
I'd find it hard to fully express what her work meant to me - but as a woman trying to make art, her inspiration is immeasurable.
"She smashed a taboo," said Christopher Knight, The Times' art critic. "Bourgeois was the first Modern artist to expose the emotional depth and power of domestic subject matter. Before her, male artists had only nibbled around the edges, and women just weren't allowed."