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Venice Art Biennale 2022 – Artwork by Louise Nevelson

Venice Art Biennale 2022 - Artwork by Louise Nevelson

Venice Art Biennale 2022 – Artwork by Louise Nevelson

Artist: Louise Nevelson (Ukraine-USA)
Title: Homage to the Universe
Year: 1968
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Louise Nevelson (born Leah Berliawsky) created elegant, room-sized sculptures throughout the post-war period, during which she honed her best-known artistic process, which involved salvaging cast-off wood parts – oftentimes recognisable household objects and architectural ornamentation – from New York City streets and arranging them in modular stacked, sprawling crates that she then painted in a unifying colour. Nevelson’s 1968 sculpture Homage to the Universe echoes abstract expressionism and Colour Field painting’s fascination with colossal scale, the use of non-traditional materials, and experimentation with bold formal gestures…
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