(1917 - 2000)
Louisa Matthiasdottir was active/lived in New York. Louisa Matthiasdottir is known for mod figure-genre, portrait, still life.
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Biography Louisa Matthiasdottir
Born in Reykjavik, Iceland, Louisa Matthiasdottir was known for her portraits, self portraits, still lifes, interiors, and Icelandic landscapes, all distinguished by their simple, geometric shapes and flat planes of crisp color, bold color.
She came to New York in 1942 and had her first solo show at the Jane Street Gallery in 1948. Shortly after her arrival in the United States, she met Leland Bell, whom she married in 1944. Sometimes they had double exhibitions together, and both showed at Robert Schoelkopf Gallery where she had seventeen solo shows between 1964 and 1991.
Her work was included in the 1973 Whitney Biennial.
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