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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   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 8 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

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

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

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

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

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

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

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

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Red Blue, 1963

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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)

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Seattle Art Museum

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

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:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(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)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

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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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  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

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

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase 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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