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Louise Nevelson

Sun-Set, 1981

Cast polyester resin multiple
12 3/8 × 18 × 2 1/2 in
31.4 × 45.7 × 6.4 cm
Edition 104/125 + 25AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Provenance
F
Freeman's
Medium
Print
Signature
Incised with the artist's signature, title and date, numbered 104/125 on publisher's metal plate verso (there were also 25 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Pace Editions, Inc., New York
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.

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About the work
Provenance
F
Freeman's
Medium
Print
Signature
Incised with the artist's signature, title and date, numbered 104/125 on publisher's metal plate verso (there were also 25 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Pace Editions, Inc., New York
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

Sun-Set, 1981

Cast polyester resin multiple
12 3/8 × 18 × 2 1/2 in
31.4 × 45.7 × 6.4 cm
Edition 104/125 + 25AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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