Open daily. Always free.
Black Wedding Cake

Black Wedding Cake

Louise Nevelson

Artist
Louise Nevelson
(American, b. Ukraine, 1899 – 1988)
Title
Black Wedding Cake
Date
1955
Medium
Wood, paint, iron alloy, velvet
Dimensions
34 x 22 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. overall
Credit
Terese and Alvin S. Lane Collection
Accession No.
7.2013.4.L24
Classification
Sculpture
Geography
United States

Related

23 June 1965, sold by the Pace Gallery (New York City, NY) to Dorothy H. Rautbord (Palm Beach, FL); 13 May 1998, sold by Rautbord at Christie''s (New York City, NY) auction [lot 204] and purchased by Alvin and Therese Lane.

  • Glimcher, Arnold. "Louise Nevelson." New York: Praeger, 1972. p. 201
  • Julia Bryan-Wilson, "Louise Nevelson's Sculpture: Drag, Color, Join, Face." New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2023. Vol. "Join," pp. 15-16, Vol. "Join," fig. 70

  • Louise Nevelson: Whitney Museum of American Art, 3/8/1967–4/30/1967

The Chazen Museum of Art welcomes comments or inquiries about works in our collection. Please allow two–three weeks for a response. Chazen staff is not able to provide valuations or authentications and such inquiries cannot be answered.

"*" indicates required fields

Name*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.