Art: One Woman's World

In a misty, mystic haze of blue light stands a forest of eerie, black wooden shapes. They are made of orange crates, piano ornaments, driftwood, barrel tops and shipwreck planks, glued, twisted, nailed or pushed together. This is The Moon Garden + One, one of the most unusual exhibitions of sculpture in many a moon, on view this week at Manhattan's Grand Central Moderns Gallery.

Often there in her shadowy world is the woman who created it, Sculptress Louise Nevelson, 57. Wrapped in a heavy black wool coat, she waves a nervous hand at the shapes and explains: "This is the universe,...

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