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Mirror-Shadow VIII

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A leading innovator in twentieth-century American sculpture, Nevelson began making the powerful wooden constructions for which she is best known when she was in her fifties. These sculptures are typically made of stacked boxes filled with fragments of carved wood and such found objects as...

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Provenance

The artist; with PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York; to MFA, Boston, 1997

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Charlotte and Irving Rabb, Thomas H. Lee and Ann Tenenbaum Lee, Robert L. Beal, Enid L. Beal and Bruce A. Beal Acquisition Fund, and the Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Estate of Louise Nevelson / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1985

Dimensions

289.6 x 266.7 x 99.1 cm (114 x 105 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

1997.97

Medium or Technique

Wood painted black

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture