LOUISE NEVELSON "DARK CRYPTIC", 1979
Caviar20 is excited to be offering this fantastic sculpture by the inimitable Louise Nevelson - one of the most revered and unique sculptors of the 20th century.
Over the last few years, there has been tremendous momentum in the renewed interest and appreciation of her work. Yet her auction record has not been surpassed since November of 2014 when one of her signature black construction sculptures sold for just below $1 million USD.
While this statistic may seem impressive, consider that John Chamberlain's auction record is $5.5 million... While this is troubling and surprising, for the savvy collector, there is a great opportunity to acquire top works that are bound to appreciate.
In Nevelson's world "Cryptic" is synonymous for sculptural box. She begins to work in this specific form circa 1965 and would have exhibitions devoted to it during the 1970's. The form is both dynamic and intimate as it can be easily repositioned and kept open or closed, in each angle or position, revealing different sculpture elements evocative of Nevelson's unique aesthetic.
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8.75" W 7.75" D 3.75" H (dimensions when closed)
Very good condition
Provenance: Pace Gallery, NYC
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