Yves Klein
French, 1928-1962
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Yves Klein
French, 1928-1962
4,999 followers
High auction record
£24m, Christie's, 2012
High auction record
£24m, Christie's, 2012
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
WOW! The Heidi Horten Collection,
Leopold Museum
Yves Klein: By the Book,
Gagosian
2016
Los Angeles to New York: The Dwan Gallery, 1959-1971,
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Yves Klein is best known for his trademark ultramarine pigment, which he patented as International …

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Yves Klein is best known for his trademark ultramarine pigment, which he patented as International Klein Blue in 1961. “Blue…is beyond dimensions, whereas the other colors are not,” he said. “All colors arouse specific ideas, while blue suggests at most the sea and the sky; and they, after all, are in actual, visible …

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