Dona Nelson, Corner

Dona Nelson: Corner (1985) Oil on canvas
Title
Corner
Date
1985
Medium
Oil on canvas
Credit Line
Woodmere Art Museum: Gift of the artist, 2011
Dimensions
48" x 32"

With Corner, Dona Nelson depicts an encounter between two construction workers on the streets of lower Manhattan. The Twin Towers loom above and a bright pink car sits to the left. Nelson's more recent work is abstract, and she is known for her physical, broadly gestural use of paint and other materials. A former participant in the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York, Nelson currently teaches at Tyler School of Art.

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