Once called, "one of the world's most influential, inspiring and astonishing structures," by Time Magazine, Crown Hall is widely considered to be the finest work of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Built to house the Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture, it showcases many core elements of Mies' design vocabulary.
The late artist selected 33 stained glass windows for his final work, a…
Ellsworth Kelly in a free exhibition at Tate Liverpool: http://ow.ly/J4rR30aYUhP
Ellsworth Kelly, Méditerranée 1952 © Ellsworth Kelly
Ellsworth Kelly is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and the minimalist school. Wikipedia
Born: May 31, 1923 (age 92), Newburgh, New York, United States
Artist Ellsworth Kelly, Master Of Colorful Abstraction, Dies At 92
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Happy 92nd birthday to American artist Ellsworth Kelly! In 1996, his work filled the Guggenheim's rotunda with color for his career retrospective: http://gu.gg/NCL72
Today we remember Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015), with a few thoughts from Harry Cooper, curator and head of modern art:
"Ellsworth Kelly was one of our great visualists, to use the word that he liked to apply to himself. He showed us that a simple problem—the interaction of a single color and a relatively simple shape—was not so simple after all. Looking at a Kelly painting for a few minutes, really looking, is an exercise that can and should change the way we see everything else."
Learn more about Kelly and this work of art:http://bit.ly/EllsworthKellyTiger
Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015), "Tiger," 1953, oil on canvas (five joined panels), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist