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Ellsworth Kelly : Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Reliefs, and Sculpture, 1940-1953 (Hardcover)

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Written by Ellsworth Kelly scholar Yve-Alain Bois in direct collaboration with the artist, this comprehensive multivolume publication contains exhaustive documentation of each of Kelly's paintings, sculptures, and reliefs. The catalogue includes insightful texts and high-quality images of individual works and preparatory drawings, along with provenance information, exhibition history, and bibliographic information.Encompassing Kelly's work up to his return to the United States from France in 1954, the present volume covers the artist's formative years as a student at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and as a young artist living in Paris, where he began painting the abstract forms which would later define his career.Kelly’s remarkable pace of production during this early period resulted in an especially diverse oeuvre, which is discussed in depth throughout this publication. In Bois’s words, “This diversity is the main reason many of the works examined in this volume are discussed at such length and in such detail: In almost every case, the particular question the artist was addressing, and the formal solution he devised for it, was entirely novel to him.”
This is the long-awaited catalogue raisonne of Ellsworth Kelly, one of the greatest living painters and sculptors. Edited by Kelly scholar Yve-Alain Bois, the multi-volume publication contains exhaustive documentation of each of Kelly's paintings, sculptures, and reliefs. The catalogue's inclusion of insightful texts and high quiality images of individual works and preparatory drawings, along with prvenance information, exhibition history, and bibliographic information, will make it an irreplaceable reference tool for institutions, collectors, and admirers.
Number of Pages: 383.0
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
volume number: 1.0
Author: Ellsworth Kelly
Language: English
Street Date: October 26, 2015
TCIN: 46758787
UPC: 9782851171900
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-6353

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