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Ellsworth Kelly

Untitled (Orange State I), from Purple Red Gray Orange, 1988

Lithograph in orange, on Arches 88 paper
46 3/5 × 45 1/2 in
118.4 × 115.6 cm
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signed in pencil, annotated 'RTP' (a ready to print impression, the edition was eighteen), …

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signed in pencil, annotated 'RTP' (a ready to print impression, the edition was eighteen), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamp and ink stamp on the reverse, with full margins, in very good condition, framed
Image: 37 1/8 x 36 ¼ in. (943 x 921 mm.)
Sheet: 46 5/8 x 45 ½ in. (1184 x 1156 …

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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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signed in pencil, annotated 'RTP' (a ready to print impression, the edition was eighteen), …

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signed in pencil, annotated 'RTP' (a ready to print impression, the edition was eighteen), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamp and ink stamp on the reverse, with full margins, in very good condition, framed
Image: 37 1/8 x 36 ¼ in. (943 x 921 mm.)
Sheet: 46 5/8 x 45 ½ in. (1184 x 1156 …

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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

Untitled (Orange State I), from Purple Red Gray Orange, 1988

Lithograph in orange, on Arches 88 paper
46 3/5 × 45 1/2 in
118.4 × 115.6 cm
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