Louise Nevelson


Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) is one of the most revered and unique artists of the 20th century. There has been a renewed interest and appreciation for her extensive body of work. In 2021, a new auction record of $1.35 million was established for one of her signature wall sculptures.

Last summer, during the Venice Biennale, a solo exhibition entitled "Persistence" commemorated the 60th anniversary of her presentation at the 1962 American Pavilion.

While Nevelson is best known for her work as a sculptor, she was also a highly experimental printmaker.  

In this work, ‚ÄúSky Gate I,‚ÄĚ Nevelson used a cast paper technique where paper fiber and pulp fills a mold to create a relief. The depth and dimensions are similar to her work in sculpture, completed in her signature monochromatic white.

Unlike her other paper pulp relief prints, such as Morning Haze, this piece has a slight heather effect as the color is closer to a warm cloud white with very subtle flecks of blue and grey.

‚ÄúSky Gate I‚ÄĚ can be found in several prominent museum collections, including the MoMA and¬†the United States Library of Congress.

Questions about this piece? Contact us or call +1.416.704.1720. Visit our Toronto gallery on Thursdays or by appointment.

"Sky Gate I‚ÄĚ

USA, 1982

Cast paper relief

Signed, dated, and labelled 'AP' by the artist

From an edition of 90

33.5"H 20"W (work)

38.75"H 25.25"W (framed)

Published by Pace Editions, Inc.

Very good condition.

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