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 (nĕv′əl-sən), Louise 1899-1988.
Russian-born American sculptor whose massive works, often of wood, cast metal, and found objects, are characterized by complex and rhythmic abstract shapes.

Nev•el•son

(ˈnɛv əl sən)

n.
Louise,1900-1988, U.S. sculptor, born in Russia.
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Noun1.Nevelson - United States sculptor (born in Russia) known for massive shapes of painted wood (1899-1988)
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These range from the preeminent including Dan Flavin, Louise Nevelson, Yayoi Kusama, Mark di Suvero, Claes Oldenburg, and Yoko Ono - to lesser known gems - Ed Clark, Emilio Cruz, Lois Dodd, Rosalyn Drexler, Jean Follett, Lester Johnson, Boris Lurie, and Aldo Tambellini.
The restaurant is located across the street from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, perched a few feet above Louise Nevelson Plaza at the corner of Maiden Lane and William Street, in Manhattan's Financial District.
In the postwar US, this interest seemed to accelerate, with a group of artists employing pitchy strokes, among them Adolph Gottlieb, Franz Kline, Norman Lewis, Jackson Pollock, Barnett Newman, Louise Nevelson, and--most crucially--Ad Reinhardt.
Similarly, David Smith and Louise Nevelson were sculptors who shared the same concerns as the painters.
That year saw the world premiere of his play about identical twins, 'Me, Myself and I,' in Princeton, New Jersey; a New York revival of two of his early one-act classics, 'The American Dream' and 'The Sandbox'; and the premiere of 'Edward Albee's Occupant,' about sculptor Louise Nevelson and the cult of celebrity.
Amy Levin Weiss elicits from him an intriguing account of his professional relationship and friendship with Louise Nevelson as well as his leadership of the church's bold initiative.
The magazine's contributors have included Alfred Barr, Bernard Berenson, Arthur Danto, Steve Martin, Louise Nevelson, Bob Nickas, Harold Rosenberg, David Salle, Jean-Paul Sartre, and William Carlos Williams.
In my living room I have Louise Nevelson and Sean Scully; in my dining room, a Motherwell "Elegy.
Yet while Falkenstein was highlighted in the Art Journal's 1994 salvo with a fine essay by Michael Plante, (2) and in 2000, she was included in the Boise Art Museum's True Grit, a group show featuring Lee Bontecou, Louise Bourgeois, Jay DeFeo, Nancy Grossman, Louise Nevelson, and Nancy Spero, the literature on her art has been confined to a handful of slim exhibition catalogues produced by regional museums--that is, until now.
And there is, of course, the infamous story of his getting fired from his security gig after falling asleep behind a Louise Nevelson sculpture, exhausted from nights spent painting.
In addition to paintings by Hopper, Cadmus, and their contemporaries, the foundation purchased abstract work, including those of Stuart Davis, Louise Nevelson, and Mark Tobey.
After World War II, artists kept coming, often to schools like Skowhegan; its alumni and faculty include Ellsworth Kelly, Alex Katz, and Louise Nevelson, who was born in Russia but grew up in Rockland.