Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Dona Nelson

 (born 1947)
Dona Nelson is active/lives in New York.  Dona Nelson is known for mod figurative imagery, abstraction.

Biography   Dona Nelson


A student of Malcolm Morely at Ohio State University, Dona Nelson became a painter of abstractions. She received her MFA in 1968 and moved to New York where she entered the Whitney Independent Study Program, and during the 1970s pursued Abstract Expressionism. In the early 80s, she turned to large-scale figurative work. In 1996, she had a solo exhibition at the Michael Klein Gallery in SoHo, New York City.

More recently she has done a series titled "12 Stations of the Subway" that parodies Barnett Newman's "Stations of the Cross." One painting in the series called "The Deep," is after a famous Pollock. In this work, the Abstract
Expressionists and the city where they worked are clearly on Nelson's mind.

Like Newman, she is   ...  Displaying 750 of 1062 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Dona Nelson


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Untitled
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Dona Nelson

Consider a subscription!  More info