Ellsworth Kelly - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 17, 2024 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 1149
    Richard Axsom 201

  • 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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Untitled, from Eight by Eight to Celebrate the Temporary Contemporary (G. 1149, A. 201)

Lithograph, on Arches 88 paper, with full margins.
I. 48.3 x 73.7 cm (19 x 29 in.)
S. 73.7 x 104.5 cm (29 x 41 1/8 in.)

Signed and numbered 210/250 in pencil (there were also 43 artist's proofs), co-published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), and Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, framed.

£5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for £10,160

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 17 - 18 January 2024