Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Louis Nevelson

Louis Nevelson was born on September 23,1899. Orgianally born in the Ukraine. Her parents migrated here when she was three. Shortly after she graduated highschool she married the businessman Charles Nevelson. The two of them moved to new york in 1920. In 1922 she had her son Myron. She wasnt content with being a house wife so she took up painting and drawing. In 1929 she enrolled at the Art Students League. Then she went on to study in europe she then went on to study in Germany, Italy and France. When back in america she figured out that she loved sculpture and begain creating the wooden sculptures that made her famous. Louise Nevelson died on April 17,1988. By this time she was considered by many to be one of the most important American sculptors of the twentieth centery and one of the worlds best known woman.
Louise Nevelson in the living room of her Spring Street home, New York, 1979.1
Untitled 1950-1959

Untitled 1968

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