Louise Nevelson, ‘Column IV’, 1983, Phillips
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Louise Nevelson

Column IV, 1983

Painted wood
57 1/10 × 14 3/5 × 9 3/10 in
145 × 37 × 23.5 cm
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Louise Nevelson
American, 1899–1988
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Louise Nevelson’s room-sized wood sculptures have been hailed as emblematic of many different movements, including Abstract Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. Monochromatic and usually black, with isolated departures into white and gold, Nevelson assembled the sculptures using discarded pieces of wood that she received or found on the street. As part of Nevelson’s massive, commanding works of art, the scrap wood takes on majestic proportions, reflecting the artist’s personal story of dislocation and self-invention. In Mrs. N’s Palace (1964-1977), a 20-foot-wide tomb-like sculpture with a hollow interior, mirrored floor, and artifacts from her life, Nevelson provides a glimpse into her own physical and personal history.

Louise Nevelson, ‘Column IV’, 1983, Phillips
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Property from the Miles and Shirley Fiterman Collection

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Louise Nevelson
American, 1899–1988
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Louise Nevelson’s room-sized wood sculptures have been hailed as emblematic of many different movements, including Abstract Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. Monochromatic and usually black, with isolated departures into white and gold, Nevelson assembled the sculptures using discarded pieces of wood that she received or found on the street. As part of Nevelson’s massive, commanding works of art, the scrap wood takes on majestic proportions, reflecting the artist’s personal story of dislocation and self-invention. In Mrs. N’s Palace (1964-1977), a 20-foot-wide tomb-like sculpture with a hollow interior, mirrored floor, and artifacts from her life, Nevelson provides a glimpse into her own physical and personal history.

Louise Nevelson

Column IV, 1983

Painted wood
57 1/10 × 14 3/5 × 9 3/10 in
145 × 37 × 23.5 cm
Bidding closed
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