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Louise Nevelson

Unique "Night Mountain" tapestry, 1977

Wool, metallic thread.
49 × 79 1/2 in
124.5 × 201.9 cm
Edition 1/1
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Property from an American Family Collection

Woven by Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland and …

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Property from an American Family Collection

Woven by Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland and produced by Gloria F. Ross Tapestry, New York. Number 1 from the edition of 1. Signed in the weave Louise Nevelson, reverse with weaver's paper label signed Gloria F. Ross and Louise Nevelson along with edition number, …

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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.

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About the work
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Property from an American Family Collection

Woven by Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland and …

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Property from an American Family Collection

Woven by Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland and produced by Gloria F. Ross Tapestry, New York. Number 1 from the edition of 1. Signed in the weave Louise Nevelson, reverse with weaver's paper label signed Gloria F. Ross and Louise Nevelson along with edition number, …

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Medium
Textile Arts
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

Unique "Night Mountain" tapestry, 1977

Wool, metallic thread.
49 × 79 1/2 in
124.5 × 201.9 cm
Edition 1/1
Bidding closed
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