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Louise Nevelson

 (1899 - 1988)
Louise Berliawsky Nevelson was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation.  Louise Nevelson is known for cubist wood assemblage.

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Creator of wood assemblages made from found objects and parts of furniture doused in black paint, Louise Nevelson became the darling of the New York art world, especially during the last three decades of her life when her success was assured.  She cultivated an artistic image, was thin and draped clothes haphazardly on her figure, smoked small cigars, and wore exceedingly long, fake eyelashes.

She was born Louise Berliawsky in Kiev, Russia, and at age five, moved with her family to Rockland, Maine where her father ran a lumber yard.  In a town that was mostly Protestant, middle class, white people, she felt out of place as a Jew and an immigrant.  In 1920, she moved to New York, studied at the Art Students Le   ...  Displaying 750 of 8848 characters.

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© 2001 Estate of Louise Nevelson /Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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SKY CATHEDRAL (30 parts)
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NIGHT WALL II
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