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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.
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(ˈnɛv əl sən)

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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Finally, they decide on one color to spray the mural a monochromatic hue, similar to Louise Nevelson's work.
How do you properly illuminate a priceless work of art* That question was asked of the Nevelson Chapel at Saint Peter's Church in New York.
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.
Nevelson had been working seriously as an artist for more than thirty years before she received significant recognition; too often, however, this belated appreciation took the form of hagiography--a mythifying focus on her outsize life story and decidedly flamboyant self-presentation.
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.
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.
My research had led me to a wonderful artist named Louise Nevelson who represented the totems of masculine and feminine in her collage-like sculptures.
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.