Ellsworth Kelly - Editions New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Literature

     Gemini G.E.L. 464; Richard Axsom 89

  • 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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White Bar with Black

Lithograph with graphite additions, on Arjomari paper, with full margins,
I. 21 1/4 x 34 in. (54 x 86.4 cm);
S. 29 1/4 x 42 in. (74.3 x 106.7 cm)

signed and numbered 7/50 in pencil (there were also 9 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), occasional soft handling creases and printing creases in the margins, a blue/gray moisture stain in places along the left sheet edge, pale time staining, otherwise in good condition, framed.

$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $2,750


8 June 2010
New York