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Ellsworth Kelly

[American Minimalist Painter and Sculptor, born in 1923]

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Original works by Ellsworth Kelly available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
3 works online

Notable SiteEllsworth Kelly at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SiteEllsworth Kelly at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
6 works by Ellsworth Kelly

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Blue Panel, 1980

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Albany Institute of History and Art, New York
String Bean Leaves II

Broad Art Foundation

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Green Curve with Radius of 20 Feet

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Yellow with Red Triangle

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Blue, Green, Red (EK 950), 2005

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University

Ellsworth Kelly in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Red, Yellow, Blue II

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Ellsworth Kelly at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Gemini G.E.L. prints

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Blue/Red-Orange/Green, 1971

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Red Blue, 1963

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Diagonal with Curve III

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Pole (you need to scroll right by clicking the right-arrow to see this)

Seattle Art Museum

Ellsworth Kelly at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Red, Black, Blue

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
Red-Orange No. 3, from the Rouge-Orange Series, 1964-65

Tate Gallery, London, UK

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Large Gray Curve, ca.1974

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Stele II

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project

PBase Photo Sharing
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Photographs of several of Kelly's works

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Miscellaneous Sites:

Repository of Abstract Art

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Ellsworth Kelly  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

California Literary Review
2 works online

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 69): Ellsworth Kelly

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Art Story

The New York Observer
"New Museum by Bay At Least Has Matisse And Ellsworth Kelly", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"Ellsworth Kelly at the Matthew Marks gallery", brief 2009 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"Classic Sleeper", 1973 article by Robert Hughes

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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The Plant Lithographs of Ellsworth Kelly

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Ellsworth Kelly: Drawings 1960-1962

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Ellsworth Kelly: The Early Drawings, 1948-1955


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Ellsworth Kelly: Noir et Rouge, 1958
Noir et Rouge, 1958

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Red, Yellow, Blue
Red, Yellow, Blue

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Spectrum IV
Spectrum IV

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Leo Castelli Gallery poster, 1977
Leo Castelli Gallery poster, 1977

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