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Ellsworth Kelly

(American, born 1923)

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Ellsworth Kelly

Black, 1964–1965

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Ellsworth Kelly

Green, 2001

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Biography

Timeline

1923
Born: in Newburgh, NY on May 31st
1941 - 1943
Studied Applied Arts at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1942 - 1945
Served military duty
1946 - 1947
Diploma Program at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, where he took drawing and painting classes with Carl Zerbe
1948
Ecole des Beux-Arts, Paris, France; travelled to see the Isenheimer Altarpiece in Colmar
1950 - 1951
Taught at the American School in Paris
1951
Had his first solo show at the Galerie Arnaud in Paris
1956
Had his first solo show in New York at the Betty Parsons Gallery
1958
Began to create freestanding sculptures
1969
Executed a mural for UNESCO

Exhibitions

2012
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
2011 - 2012
Schwarz & Weiß / Black & White, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2008
Arp to Reinhardt: Rose Geometries, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2007
Living Color, Vassarely Museum, Budapest, Hungary
2006
Picasso to Pop: Aspects of Modern Art, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
2005
Spectrum, Galerie Lelong - New York, New York, NY
2004
Neue Nationalgalerie, Das MoMA, Berlin, Germany
2003
Ellsworth Kelly, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
Sculpture, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Bremen, Neues Museum Weserburg, Die Fondation Maeght
Schloss Ujazdowski, Zentrum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Von Picasso bis Warhol, Warsaw, Poland
2002
ELLSWORTH KELLY Werke 1956-2002, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
Ellsworth Kelly, Tablet: 1948–1973, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2001
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY (solo)