Ellsworth Kelly, ‘Black with White A.9’, 1964, Caviar20
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Ellsworth Kelly

Black with White A.9, 1964

Lithograph on Rives BFK paper
33 × 23 1/2 in
83.8 × 59.7 cm
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Toronto
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Ellsworth Kelly (b. 1923) is one of the masters of American minimalism.

He is collected …

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Ellsworth Kelly
American, 1923–2015
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Since the beginning of his career, Ellsworth Kelly's emphasis on pure form and color and his impulse to suppress gesture in favor of creating spatial unity have played a pivotal role in the development of abstract art in America. A major influence on Pop Art, Minimalism, hard-edge and color field painting, Ellsworth Kelly’s best-known works are distinguished by sharply delineated shapes flatly painted in vivid color, such as Colors for a Large Wall (1951). His abstract paintings are inspired by the interplay of light, space, and color in the architecture around him. In contrast, Kelly’s automatic drawings feature delicate outlines of bodies and flora.

Ellsworth Kelly, ‘Black with White A.9’, 1964, Caviar20
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Ellsworth Kelly (b. 1923) is one of the masters of American minimalism.

He is collected internationally and renowned for his signature hypnotic shapes realized in single colors.

Like many artists who had served in the US military during WWII, Kelly took advantage of the the G.I. Bill and moved to Paris in the late …

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Ellsworth Kelly
American, 1923–2015
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Since the beginning of his career, Ellsworth Kelly's emphasis on pure form and color and his impulse to suppress gesture in favor of creating spatial unity have played a pivotal role in the development of abstract art in America. A major influence on Pop Art, Minimalism, hard-edge and color field painting, Ellsworth Kelly’s best-known works are distinguished by sharply delineated shapes flatly painted in vivid color, such as Colors for a Large Wall (1951). His abstract paintings are inspired by the interplay of light, space, and color in the architecture around him. In contrast, Kelly’s automatic drawings feature delicate outlines of bodies and flora.

Ellsworth Kelly

Black with White A.9, 1964

Lithograph on Rives BFK paper
33 × 23 1/2 in
83.8 × 59.7 cm
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Location
Toronto
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