Stephen Ellis

American, born 1951

Stephen Ellis

American, born 1951

Painter Stephen Ellis is interested in abstraction as a language of allusions. Ellis’s works …

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Painter Stephen Ellis is interested in abstraction as a language of allusions. Ellis’s works alternately employ geometric, gestural, and organic forms in vibrant compositions. He also works with what appear to be textual motifs, though the words themselves are just beyond the point of legibility. His greatest formal …

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Selected career achievements
group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
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