Ellsworth Kelly - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | Phillips
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    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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Colored Paper Image XX (Brown Square with Blue), from Colored Paper Images

Coloured and pressed paper pulp, the full sheet,
S. 82 x 79.1 cm (32 1/4 x 31 1/8 in.)
signed and numbered 21/22 in pencil (there were also 8 artist's proofs), published by Tyler Graphics, Bedford and New York (with their blindstamp), framed.

£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £18,125

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 21 January 2016 2pm & 6pm