Lot 106
  • 106

Louise Nevelson

Estimate
185,000 - 250,000 USD
Sold
212,500 USD
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Description

  • Louise Nevelson
  • Moon Garden Shadow
  • wood painted black

Provenance

The Pace Gallery, New York
Harcus/Krakow Gallery, Boston
Acquired from the above by the present owner in February 1980

Catalogue Note

"In some ways, Louise Nevelson's newest and most astonishing achievements—her vast wooden walls—recall the iconoclastic innovations of the new American painting...In scale alone, the architectural magnitude of these forests of black boxes parallels the awesomely large paint expanses of Rothko, Still, or Newman, which similarly impose upon the spectator an engulfing sensuous environment."
Anita Berliawsky Weinstein in Laurie Wilson, Louise Nevelson: Light and Shadow, London 2016, pp. 188-189
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