33c Nevelson "Silent Music I" single
- The Postal Service issued five 33-cent Louise Nevelson commemorative stamps in New York, New York, on April 6, 2000. The stamps, designed by Ethel Kessler of Bethesda, Maryland, went on sale nationwide April 7, 2000.
- Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) was one of the most gifted sculptors of the twentieth 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 stamp 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.
- Ashton-Potter (USA), Ltd., printed 55 million stamps in the offset process.
- Postal Bulletin (March 9, 2000)
- Data Source
- National Postal Museum
- Louise Nevelson
- April 6, 2000
- Credit line
- Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
- paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography
- Height x Width: 1 9/16 x 1 3/16 in. (4 x 3 cm)
- Postage Stamps