Red Curve (for Joel)

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 1583; Richard Axsom 269

  • Artist Bio

    Ellsworth Kelly

    American • 1923 - 2015

    Acting as a vital contributor to the Abstract movement, Ellsworth Kelly focused on color and composition. Becoming inspired by ornithology and the bold coloring of birds, Kelly used a two or three pigment color palette — painted flatly and geometrically — on his canvases. While living in Paris, the artist used Monet's late works as a base for experimenting with expressionism and serial work

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Property from a Private California Collection

Red Curve (for Joel)

1993
Lithograph in red, on Arches 88 paper, the full sheet.
S. 22 x 16 in. (55.9 x 40.6 cm)
Signed and numbered 11/130 in pencil (there were also 20 artist's proofs), published by the artist and Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), framed.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

sold for $11,250

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24 April 2018