London, The Louise Blouin Foundation

Louise Nevelson is a pioneer in American installation art, creating assemblage environments in the 1950’s made with detritus, and cleansed with solid colors. This revolutionary artist is currently exhibited at the Louise Blouin Foundation for the first time in nearly four decades. Known for the originality and innovation of her work, the sculptor continuously investigated the space between form and illusion, painting and sculpture, solid and void space.

Nevelson’s art gives a new life to used objects and raw materials, proving that art is indeed everywhere. With works never presented before, the Louise Blouin Foundation reveals a fascinating exhibition focusing on the most monumental of Louise Nevelson’s art from the 1950s to the 1980s. It includes a large-scale painted black monochrome wood wall relief, freestanding sculptures ranging in size up to nearly 10 X 12 feet, and mixed-media collages on paper and board. The artist considered herself a formalist, positioning her work in the Abstract Expressionist movement along other influential artists such as Rothko and de Kooning.

April 30 through June 14, 2009
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