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Laurie Wilson

Hardcover, 512 pages

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Louise Nevelson: Light and Shadow is the most complete biography of the iconic sculptor, the groundbreaking artist and fixture of New York’s art world based on hours of interviews the author conducted at the height of Nevelson’s fame.

In 1929, Louise Nevelson was a disappointed housewife with a young son, surrounded by New York’s vibrant artistic community. By 1950, she was a working artist living on her own. Though financially dependent on her family, she had received a glimmer of recognition from the establishment: inclusion in a group show at the Whitney Museum of American Art.