Ellsworth Kelly - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 459
    Richard Axsom 86

  • 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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Two Blacks and White (G. 459, A. 86)

Screenprint with embossing, on Arjomari paper, with full margins.
I. 24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm)
S. 23 1/4 x 47 1/4 in. (59.1 x 120 cm)

Signed and numbered 8/75 in pencil (there were also 9 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps and inkstamp on the reverse), see condition report, framed.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $4,064

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 18 - 20 April 2023