Ellsworth Kelly - Evening & Day Editions New York Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Phillips

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    Gemini G.E.L. 527; Richard Axsom 101

  • 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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Green Curve with Radius of 20', from For Meyer Schapiro

Lithograph in green with embossing, on Special Arjomari paper, with full margins,
I. 23 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. (60.6 x 60.6 cm)
S. 35 1/4 x 33 3/4 in. (89.5 x 85.7 cm)

signed and numbered `AP IX' in pencil (one of 25 artist's proofs, the edition was 100), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), framed.

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $4,375

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Evening & Day Editions

New York Auction 28 October 2014 11am & 5:30pm