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Louise NEVELSON

1899–1988, Russia/USA

Name Louise, Berliawsky NEVELSON
Birth 1899, Russia
Died 1988, USA

Louise Nevelson

1929 - 1930 Studied at the Art Students League in New York with Kenneth Hayes Miller

1931 Studied with Hans Hofmann in Munich

1931 Worked as an extra in films in Berlin and Vienna

1932 Assistant to Diego Rivera

1932 Studied modern dance with Ellen Kearns

1957 - 1959 President of the Artist’s Equity New York chapter

1959 Grand Prize for work in the Art USA exhibition at the New York Coliseum

1960 Logan Award for work shown in the 63rd American Exhibition from The Art Institute of Chicago

1962 President of National Artist’s Equity
First Vice-President of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors
National Association of Women Artists member
Sculptor\'s Guild member

1963 President of National Artist’s Equity

1965 participant in the National Council on the Arts and Government, Washington, DC

1966 Honorary Degree Western College for Women (Oxford, OH)

1969 MacDowell Colony Medal, Peterborough, NH

1971 Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture, Skowhegan, Deer Isle, Maine
Brandeis University Creative Arts Award in Sculpture, Waltham, MA

1973 Honorary degree from Smith College, Northampton, MA

1973 Honorary Degree Smith College (Northampton, MA)

1977 Honorary Degree Columbia University (New York, NY)

1978 Honorary Degree Boston University (Boston, MA)

1979 President’s Medal of the Municipal Art Society of New York
Election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York

1988 Died April 17 in her home in New York City

Selected Exhibitions



2009 \"Louise Nevelson: Dawns and Dusks,\" Louise Blouin Foundation, London, England (solo)

2008 Jesuvian Process, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City, NY

2008 Selections from the collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs, Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY

2007 Etching since 1950, Davison Art Center, Middletown

2007 The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson”(solo retrospective), The Jewish Museum, New York ; travelled to: de Young Museum, San Francisco

2006 Dialog Skulptur, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen

2005 Boca Raton collects, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

2004 Picasso to Pop: A Growing Contemporary Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2003 Printmaking Methods - Etching, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

2002 Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie

2001 Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie

2001 Art Palm Beach 2001, Fay Gold Gallery (group)

2001 ARTCHICAGO 2001, Fay Gold Gallery (group)

1999 San Francisco International Art Exposition, Fay Gold Gallery (group)

1998 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (group)

1998 Radcliffe Bailey, Louise Nevelson, Doug and Mike Starn, San Francisco International Art Exposition, Fay Gold Gallery (group)

1998 Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo)

1998 PaceWildenstein, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

1998 Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie (solo)

1998 Louise Nevelson, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld

1997 Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1997 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)

1996 Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne

1995 Arij Gasiunasen Fine Art, Florida (solo)

1995 MOMA, New York, NY (group)

1995 Rachel Adler, New York, NY (group)

1995 Ace Gallery, Mexico (group)

1994 UBU Gallery, New York, NY (group)

1994 Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy (solo)

1993 Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA (group)

1992 Brooklyn Museum, NY (group)

1992 The Hudson River Museum (group)

1992 Bellas Artes, Santa Fe, NM (solo)

1992 Hokin Gallery, Palm Beach, FL (solo)

1991 Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY (group)

1991 Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (group)

1990 Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY (group)

1986 Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, France (solo)

1983 Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

1982 Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

1976 Venice Biennale
Expo ‘70 in Osaka, Japan

1973 Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY

1970 Pittsburgh International Exhibition at the Carnegie Institute

1968 Documenta IV, Kassel

1964 Documenta IV, Kassel
Pittsburgh International Exhibition at the Carnegie Institute

1964 The Pace Gallery, New York and Boston (solo)

1962 Venice Biennale

1961 Tanager Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1961 Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris (solo)

1961 Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, West Germany (solo)

1961 Pittsburgh International Exhibition at the Carnegie Institute

1960 David Herbert Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1960 Devorah Sherman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)

1960 Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris (solo)

1959 Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1958 Esther Stuttman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1958 Pittsburgh International Exhibition at the Carnegie Institute

1956 Grand Central Moderns Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1954 Marcia Clapp Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1950 Lotte Jacobi Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1943 Norlyst Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

1941 Nierendorf Gallery, New York, NY (first solo exhibition)

Vertical Cloud I by Louise NEVELSON

Vertical Cloud I (-77)

Price USD 833 (€765) Incl. buyer's premium
Estimated USD 500–700
Untitled by Louise NEVELSON

Untitled (1973)

Price USD 460 (€367)
Estimated USD 1,000–15,000
Untitled ııı by Louise NEVELSON

Untitled ııı (1973)

Price USD 1,035 (€825)
Estimated USD 1,000–1,500
Untitled by Louise NEVELSON

Untitled (-71)

Price SEK 0 (€0)
Estimated SEK 10,000–12,000
The Magic Garden by Louise NEVELSON

The Magic Garden (ca. 1953)

Price USD 1,035 (€762)
Estimated USD 800–1,200