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Artists News
Kelly's Méditerannée, 1952.

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Listen to This Ellsworth Kelly Podcast From 2013

Here’s a podcast that the late, great Ellsworth Kelly did with the National Endowment for the Arts around the time he received a 2013 National Medal of Art. Despite beginning by saying, “Words have never been my specialty,” Kelly dives deeply into … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Ellsworth Kelly, Yellow Relief over Black, 2013, oil on canvas, two joined panels. ©ELLSWORTH KELLY/COURTESY MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

Converting Painting into Sculpture: William Rubin on Ellsworth Kelly’s Signature Style, in 1963

William Rubin’s 1963 piece on Ellsworth Kelly was first published online on June 19, 2015. To mark Kelly’s death yesterday, at the age of 92, it has been republished. —The EditorsWith four shows at Matthew Marks Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly is having one of the … Read More


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Ellsworth Kelly, White Blue, 1962.COURTESY THE ESTATE OF THE ARTIST AND MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

Morning Links: Ellsworth Kelly Edition

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Ellsworth Kelly, Giant of Abstract Painting, Dies at 92

Ellsworth Kelly, who began his influential 70-year career with thrilling advances in abstract painting that he would go on to explore and hone, with rigor and wit, for decades, died yesterday at the age of 92. Matthew Marks, the dealer who … Read More


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Kelly with 

“Cité”, Seine 

Quai, Paris 1953. Photo: Michel Grinberg, courtesy Ellsworth Kelly Archives

Inaugural Winners of Pierre Daix Art Book Prize Announced

The winners of the Pierre Daix Prize, a new award given to an art history book covering modern or contemporary art, was announced in a ceremony at the Musée Picasso in Paris, earlier today. The inaugural prize was awarded to two … Read More


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Morning Links: 3-D Printed Mona Lisa Edition

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Pictures at an Exhibition
'Reduce, Repeat, Reuse' 2015, installation view.COURTESY BARBARA KRAKOW GALLERY

‘Reduce, Reuse, Repeat’ at Barbara Krakow Gallery

Today’s show: “Reduce, Repeat, Reuse” is currently on view at Barbara Krakow gallery in Boston. The exhibition presents works by Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Moskowitz, and Peter Downsbrough, all of which were created with black ink on paper. The show is on … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Richard Serra, IV Hreppholar, 1991, etching. THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE PRINT CLUB OF CLEVELAND IN HONOR OF BRENDA AND EVAN H. TURNER

‘Fresh Prints: From Nineties to Now’ at Cleveland Museum of Art

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Fresh Prints: The Nineties to Now” is currently on view at Cleveland Museum of Art until July 26. The exhibition showcases printmaking techniques from a variety of contemporary artists … Read More


Market price check
Katz's Blue Angle, 2014.


COURTESY MATTHEW MARKS

Price Check: Kelly at Matthew Marks, Katz at Mary Ryan and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Price Check is a recurring column that looks into the price of works currently on view at commercial galleries. Have they sold? For how much? Are either or both of these answers shocking compared to the amount the works sold for … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Cildo Meireles' Amerikkka, made of 20,050 wooden eggs painted with polyurethane lacquer, and 40,000 bullets.


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9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MAY 12Opening: Ellsworth Kelly at Matthew MarksAll four of Matthew Marks’s Chelsea galleries will be dedicated to new works by Ellsworth Kelly, who will soon celebrate his 92nd birthday. Fourteen paintings and four 7-foot-tall aluminium sculptures (Kelly’s first sculptures … Read More


2015 Venice Biennale News
Joan Jonas.


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Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Pledges $200,000 Towards Joan Jonas’s Venice Biennale Presentation

The MIT List Visual Arts Center has announced that the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation has pledged a gift of $200,000 in support of Joan Jonas’s presentation for the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year. This gift raises the List’s fundraising … Read More


2015 Venice Biennale News
Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy.


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Vervoordt Foundation, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia Will Examine ‘Universal Proportions’ in Venice Biennale Show

The Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia will present a show called “PROPORTIO” at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice, which will run from May 9 through November 22. This fifth edition of their biennial … Read More


Reviews

‘Color as Structure’ at McKenzie Fine Art

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Reviews
Lygia Clark, Óculos, 1968, industrial rubber, metal, and glass, 117⁄

Lygia Clark at Museum of Modern Art

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