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Louise Nevelson, sculptor
Date Issued: 2000-04-06
Postage Value: 33 cents

Commemorative issue
Louise Nevelson, sculptor
Louise Nevelson, sculptor

Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) was one of the most gifted sculptors of the 20th century. She introduced a new form of sculpture that consisted of carved, recycled, and painted wood objects arranged in boxes to create entire sculptural walls. During her 50-year career, she produced an impressive and influential body of work.


Each of the six stamps in this series is a photographic reproduction that shows a detail of a larger Nevelson sculpture. Featured on the stamps are: Silent Music I, Royal Tide I; Black Chord, Nightsphere-Light; and Dawn's Wedding Chapel I.
 

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