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Louise Nevelson

[Russian-born American Abstract Expressionist Sculptor, 1899-1988]

• Relationships: Member of the American Abstract Artists group.
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Original works by Louise Nevelson available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas
Innerview, 1965

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteLouise Nevelson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
5 works online when last checked

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteLouise Nevelson at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Untitled, 1963

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Sky Cathedral, 1958

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Lunar Landscape Wall

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Untitled, wood and black paint, 1972

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Dream Houses XXXIII, 1972

Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University, Connecticut
Black Zag Z

Davistown Museum, Liberty, Maine
Unidentified sculpture

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
122 works, about 25 of which are online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Sky Garden, 1971

Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park at Florida International University, Miami

Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Atmosphere and Environment XI (work #2 shown)

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Black Zag CC

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Garden of Prix, 1959

San Diego Museum of Art, California
Night Presence II, 1976

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Mountain Figure

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Louise Nevelson at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Royal Winds, 1960

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Jewish Museum, New York City
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University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Kentucky Art Museum

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Wichita State University Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Kansas
Night Tree

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
4 works documented

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Gihon Foundation
Rain Garden II, 1977

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory

Saint Peter's Church, New York City
Chapel designed by Louise Nevelson. The image is only viewable in a scaled-down image; to see it full-sized, click here.

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Louise Nevelson  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Maquette for Monumental Sculpture VII, 1977

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Louise Nevelson at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1964 interview from the Oral History project

Louise Nevelson at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1972 interview from the Oral History project

Louise Nevelson at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Louise Nevelson papers online

The Art Story

Time Magazine
"Sculpture's Queen Bee", 1981 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"Tsarina of Total Immersion", 1980 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"Night and Silence, Who Is There?", 1977 article by Robert Hughes

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Flash presentation of 15 works, including Nevelson's Sky Garden, 1959-64
(click "explore 15 works" when you get past the intro)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Louise Nevelson: A Passionate Life


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