Art & Architecture Panel

June 12, 2018

Inaugural event for the restoration campaign for Louise Nevelson's 1977 masterwork Chapel of the Good Shepherd.

Laurie Wilson, Nevelson Biographer
Emily Sottile, EverGreene Architectural Arts

Sculpture and Installation Artists Presentation
Alice Aycock
Jean Shin

Moderated by Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Madison Square Park Conservancy


Brooke Kamin Rapaport

Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Director and Martin Friedman Senior Curator of Mad. Sq Art at Madison Square Park Conservancy in New York City, speaks about Nevelson’s place in the mid-century reimagining of Abstract Expressionist art and its connection to the Chapel of the Good Shepherd.


Emily Sottile

Emily Sottile, Director of the Sacred Space Studio at Evergreene Architectural Arts speaks about the uniqueness of Nevelson Chapel as an actively liturgical sacred space that was intentionally created as a work of modern art.


Laurie Wilson

Laurie Wilson, author of Light and Shadow, Louise Nevelson’s biography, speaks of Nevelson’s transcendent persona, her path to becoming the artist for Saint Peter’s chapel project, and her perspective on creating this spiritual environment.