On view on floor 4 as part of Approaching American Abstraction.
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
The artist on the dream that inspired this painting
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