1986
Ellsworth Kelly
American, born 1923

Oil on canvas
122 x 356 inches (installed together)

1963
Ellsworth Kelly
American, born 1923

Oil on canvas
105 1/4 x 84 3/8 inches

The curve is a form that exists in nature but can also be manipulated to be abstract. I was fascinated by the different effects you could achieve with a simple curve. — Ellsworth Kelly

Throughout his fifty-year career, Ellsworth Kelly’s art reflects his fascination with form as it presents itself to him on a daily basis, whether it be the shape of a shadow, an architectural detail, the curve of a hill, or the edge of a leaf. During the early 1960s, Kelly was particularly intrigued by the character of curved forms, leading...

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The Museum and Cafe are closed today, Wednesday, March 29, due to a power outage caused by the storms last night. We expect to be open normal operating hours tomorrow.
The Wine Dinner will still take place. If this changes guests will be contacted.