Leon Kelly
American, 1901-1982
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Leon Kelly
American, 1901-1982
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Dolan/Maxwell at Art on Paper New York 2017,
Dolan/Maxwell
2016
CHANCE MEETING ON A DISSECTING TABLE,
Weinstein Gallery
2014
Leon Kelly: Draftsman Extraordinaire,
Francis M. Naumann Fine Art

Eluding stylistic classification and name recognition, Leon Kelly nonetheless counts among the …

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Eluding stylistic classification and name recognition, Leon Kelly nonetheless counts among the great Surrealists. His abstract-leaning mystical paintings of anthropomorphic insect- and bird-like creatures are often considered alongside the works of Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, and Yves Tanguy, who inspired him; the …

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