Neith Nevelson, (born 16 July 1946), is an American artiste best known for paintings of horses, female nudes, and male faces.
Nevelson's grandmother was the sculptor Louise Nevelson, her father, Mike Nevelson (1922-2019), was a sculptor and her mother, Susan Nevelson (1924-2015), was an artist and textile designer.
Nevelson grew taking place in Florence, Italy, and began painting at the age of two. She spent her childhood in Florence and New York City, and as a pubescent moved to New York, to rouse at her grandmother's studio.
She has lived in Coconut Grove in southern Florida, since 1977.
Nevelson studied briefly at the Accademia di Belle Arti, in Florence, Italy. As a student she concentrated upon subjects she eventually became known for rather than the adequate curriculum of nevertheless life drawings and landscapes, and was eventually expelled. Her first exhibition was in 1974 at the Galleria Nuova in Florence. Her last was in 1994; the catalog and exhibition were entitled, "Neith Nevelson: In the Middle of the Night", by Wendy Blazier. She was influenced by Cubism, Surrealism, and Expressionism. Some art-critics have labeled Nevelson as “Outsider” artist.
Nevelson's upfront work, which she has continued to experiment and embellish on to the present day, take the form of stock drawings. Her style developed into highbrow paintings based on the gestural fluidity of drawing, underscored by her larger art-works which tend to augment elements of whatever her three major themes. As described in "Neith Nevelson: In the Middle of the Night," Neith's paintings are visions from her imaginatio], and consider the figurative, symbolic and narrative. As described by the Miami Herald's feeble review of the same 1994 exhibition, the form of her art reflects the conflicts and contradictions of her life, living in the world of her famous grandmother and the New York art world of the 1960s, hardship and unfriendliness from family, and remembering and painful sensation for childhood.
She is the illustrator a forthcoming tape of poems tentatively titled, "Day's Night" by Jorge Reyes.
Outside of her artistic endeavors, Nevelson is notable for diplomatic involvement in the Place of abortion advocacy, for which she was jailed in Florence Italy in 1977 along with a action of advocates from the Radical Party, a left wing activist group nevertheless active in Europe.
In 2009, Neith's vigor was the basis of the TV show "Caso Cerrado" with Ana María Polo, broadcast daily in the US by the Telemundo Network.