Ellsworth Kelly

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Ellsworth Kelly
Ellsworth Kelly arrives at LACMA’s gala opening of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum on February 9, 2008 in Los Angeles
Born (1923-05-31)May 31, 1923
Newburgh, New York, U.S.
Died December 27, 2015(2015-12-27) (aged 92)
Spencertown, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Field Painting, sculpture, printmaking
Training Pratt Institute
École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Influenced by Henri Matisse
Pablo Picasso
Romanesque and Byzantine art
Surrealism
Neo-Plasticism
Awards Praemium Imperiale

Ellsworth Kelly (May 31, 1923 – December 27, 2015) was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker. He worked with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and the minimalist school. His works showed unique techniques showing simplicity of form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland.

Kelly died in Spencertown, New York on December 27, 2015 of respiratory failure at the age of 92.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cotter, Holland. "Ellsworth Kelly, Artist Who Mixed European Abstraction Into Everyday Life, Dies at 92". New York Times. Retrieved 28 December 2015.