Ellsworth Kelly - Modern & Contemporary Editions New York Tuesday, June 2, 2009 | Phillips

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  • 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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Untitled (Green Curve, Philadelphia)

Lithograph in green, on wove paper, the full sheet,
S. 21 1/2 x 18 in. (54.6 x 45.7 cm)
signed and annotated `AP XI' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 40), in excellent condition, unframed.

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $3,500

Modern & Contemporary Editions

2 June 2009, 2pm
New York