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Creator Name: Nevelson, Louise
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1899-1988
Gender: F
Creator Name-CRT: Louise Nevelson
Title: Black Chord
Title Type: Title
Title: Black Cord
Title Type: Title Variation
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1964
Creation End Date: 1964
Creation Date: 1964
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Painted wood
Dimensions: 104 1/2 x 117 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.(265.43 x 299.09 x 31.12 cm. )
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 91.1
Credit Line: Gift of Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz
Copyright: ? Estate of Louise Nevelson / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Context - Person: Ehrenkranz Joel S.
Context - Person: Nevelson Louise
Context - Date: 1964 - 1964
Exhibition History: Louise Nevelson: Structures Evolving
Exhibition History: The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 (Part II)
Related Work Description: Shadow Chord, 1969, Painted wood and formica, 104 x 101 x52 in. Collection Pace Gallery (1969)Silent Music V, 1964, Painted wood and plexiglass, 64 x 36in. Collection Pace Gallery (1969)Silent Music VII, 1964, Painted wood and plexiglass, 75 x45 x 12 in. Collection Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris (1969)Night Sound, 1964, Painted wood, 90 x 30 in. Collection ofthe artist (1969)
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 265.43
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 299.09
Measurement Dimension: depth
Measurement Value: 31.12
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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