Ellsworth Kelly - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 23, 2008 | Phillips

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    Gemini G.E.L. 1583

  • 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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Red Curve (For Joel)

Lithograph in red, on Arches 88 paper, the full sheet,
S. 22 x 16 in. (55.9 x 40.6 cm)
signed and numbered 49/130 in pencil (there were also 20 artist's proofs), published by the artist and Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), in very good condition, framed.

$3,000 - 4,000 

Sold for $5,000

Modern and Contemporary Editions

23 Nov 2008, 2pm
New York