Louise Nevelson has larger, bolder, and generally more open-looking cuts nearing the top of the piece, and as you look lower, the cuts of the wood are more narrow and detailed. It demonstrates rhythm and movement because a person's eye would look specifically from top to bottom with this piece. (Louise Nevelson // White Vertical Water 1972)
Louise Nevelson, Royal Tide I, 1960, painted wood, 86 x 40 x 8 inches
artist Louise Nevelson. Captured here by Richard Avedon in 1975, her accessories reflect her monochromatic wooden structures.