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Lessons from the Studio: What I Learned Working Summers for Ellsworth Kelly

by Matthew Garrison
While studying in Paris following WWII, Ellsworth Kelly, recognized internationally by scholars, artists, and museums as one of the most influential artists at the turn of the millennium, unlocked a new kind of abstraction through his isolation of the discreet forms he observed in the world around him. It was during this period that Kelly made the seminal 1949 painting, , in which he eliminated brushwork and transitioning values, leaving four white and gray rectangular shapes bounded by heavy... [more]
Posted by Matthew Garrison on 2/19/16