Louise Nevelson


Birthday September 23, 1899

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Russia

DEATH DATE Apr 17, 1988 (88)

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American sculptor who studied under Hans Hofmann and was known for her grayscale sculptures, such as Clown tight rope walker.

Before Fame

She attended art classes at the Art Students League of New York.


Several sculpture gardens in New York featured her work.

Family Life

She and Charles Nevelson married in 1920. She gave birth to her son in 1922 before divorcing Charles in 1941.

Associated With

She was influenced by the cubist style of Pablo Picasso.