Translations:Leah Berliawsky Sadie/17/en
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- 1899: Born in Kiev under the Russian empire, today the capital of the modern Ukraine.
- 1905: Moved with her family to the United States.
- 1920: Married Charles Nevelson.
- 1929: Studied art with Kenneth Hayes Miller at the Art Students League in New York.
- 1931: Traveled to Munich to study with Hans Hofmann.
- 1935: Group exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum in New York.
- 1941: First solo exhibition at Nierendorf Gallery in New York.
- 1959: Participated in the exhibition Sixteen Americans, presented at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
- 1962: Represented the United States at the Venice Biennale.
- 1969: Received her first commission for a sculptural work in public space from Princeton University, titled Atmosphere and Environment X.
- 1976: Received another commission for a sculpture from the United States General Services Administration, a work called Bicentennial Dawn.
- 1978: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey commissioned a sculpture, Sky Gate – New York.
- 1985: Received the United States National Medal of Arts.
- 1988: Died in New York.