Louise Nevelson


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Noun1.Louise Nevelson - United States sculptor (born in Russia) known for massive shapes of painted wood (1899-1988)
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I have always been a big fan of Louise Nevelson's installations and found that tying her art into a recyclable art lesson is very successful.
Don't miss the Fondation Martin Bodmer's examination of the historical links between literature and horticulture (28 April-9 September), while across the Rhone, on the Quai des Bergues, there's just time to catch the inaugural exhibition at Pace Geneva, with works by Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson and Adam Pendleton (until 4 May).
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.
Right: Louise Nevelson, untitled, 1970, cardboard, metal foil, and paper on board, 20 x 16".
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.
The participants, including Louise Nevelson and Virginia Admiral, came to recognize the degree to which men controlled critical recognition of their work and, in the end, how "society's rules of differentiation" spilled over into the art world to position women, definitively, as "the weaker sex" (37).
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.
Rosen's own contribution--Jewish Artists in Christian Spaces--explores such expansion of religious visual conventions through the work of Marc Chagall, Mark Rothko, and Louise Nevelson, in the chapels they created.
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." In my library I have a Frankenthalerfrom 1991; it's gorgeous, really big, tall.
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.