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Ellsworth Kelly
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Ellsworth Kelly arrives at LACMA’s gala opening of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum on February 9, 2008 in Los Angeles
Born (1923-05-31)May 31, 1923
Died December 27, 2015(2015-12-27) (aged 92)
Nationality American
Education Pratt Institute
École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Known for Painting, sculpture, printmaking
Awards Praemium Imperiale

Ellsworth Kelly (May 31, 1923 – December 27, 2015) was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker. He worked with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and the minimalist school. His works showed unique techniques showing simplicity of form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland.

Kelly died in Spencertown, New York on December 27, 2015 of respiratory failure at the age of 92.

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