Ellsworth Kelly - Phillips x Artsy Summer School New York Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Richard H. Axsom, The Prints of Ellsworth Kelly: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Portland, 2012, no. 226, p. 598 (another example illustrated, p. 599)

  • Artist Biography

    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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Dark Gray Curve (State I)

signed and numbered "RTP Kelly" lower right and blindstamped with the publisher's mark lower right; further stamped "Ellsworth Kelly and Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles" on the reverse
lithograph on Arches Cover paper
26 x 84 in. (66 x 213.4 cm.)
Executed in 1988, this work is the right to print proof from an edition of 25 plus 8 artist's proofs and 1 right to print proof, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles.

$6,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $11,875

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Phillips x Artsy Summer School

Online Auction 27 June - 10 July 2019