Ellsworth KellyWhite Curve 1974

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Artist
Ellsworth Kelly (born 1923)
Title
White Curve
Date 1974
MediumAluminium
Dimensionssupport: 1619 x 5131 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1980
Reference
T03072

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Around 1970 Kelly began to experiment with unconventional arrangements of shapes. This strategy advanced his aim to create painting/sculptures which interrelated with their surrounding space. In this work, the configuration of the square and rectangle creates distinct angles. The negative space of the wall, produced through the meeting of the two canvases, extends the field beyond their painted surfaces.

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