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Kelly, Ellsworth

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Born: 1923 AD
Currently alive, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Artists, Painters, Sculptor

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1923 - Kelly Ellsworth, born on the 31st of May in Newburgh, New York, USA. He is an American painter and sculptor associated with Hard-edge painting, Color field painting and the minimalist school.

1946 - 1948 - He studied at the Boston Museum School under Karl Zerbe.

1948 - 1954 - He then studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, through the G.I. Bill.

1968 -  He was preoccupied with objects as art, colour patterns, and random collages, and his shaped canvas, Two Panels: Blue, Red, reveals his exploration of colour as emotion.

1973 - His first retrospective was held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.


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