Artist Ellsworth Kelly recalls his first encounter with abstraction and reflects on how his decades-long fascination with line, form, and color has manifested in both his paintings and his creative process. This video was filmed shortly before his passing in 2015.
More on the history of abstraction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96hl5J47c3k
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