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Night Flight #1

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Louise Nevelson

Night Flight #1

1973

Wood, found objects and acrylic paint

Typically made of wood or cast resin, Nevelson's pieces are pieced together like puzzles as she thoughtfully positioned fragmented debris within a historicizing, narrative context. These monumental sculptures are comprised of found objects that Nevelson discovered on the streets and painted a single shade of color, creating truly absolute shadows.

 

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