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Ellsworth Kelly

Red Curve (for Joel), 1993

Lithograph in red, on Arches 88 paper
22 × 16 in
55.9 × 40.6 cm
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

signed in pencil, numbered 97/130 (there were also …

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

signed in pencil, numbered 97/130 (there were also twenty artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with the artist's and publisher's blindstamps and the publisher's ink stamp on the reverse, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed

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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.

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

signed in pencil, numbered 97/130 (there were also …

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

signed in pencil, numbered 97/130 (there were also twenty artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with the artist's and publisher's blindstamps and the publisher's ink stamp on the reverse, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed

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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

Red Curve (for Joel), 1993

Lithograph in red, on Arches 88 paper
22 × 16 in
55.9 × 40.6 cm
Bidding closed
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