Louise Bourgeois, the French-born American artist whose sculptures explored women's issues and were highly influential on younger artists over a long career, died on Monday in New York. She was 98.

In his backyard in Denver, Ray Tomasso calls paper making 17th-century-style recycling. His workshop is filled with boxes of old cotton rags, blue jeans, rag board and scraps of paper -- the perfect material for his art.