Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
Although Ellsworth Kelly and Henri Matisse never met in person, their dedication to drawing and the art of “seeing” places them at constant points of comparison. Inviting Kelly to play the role of curator, however, provides fresh insights to this established dialogue. This beautifully illustrated catalogue documents two parallel exhibitions presented at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum that highlighted masterful works on paper by both artists.
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Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection
Henri Matisse drew constantly, and his direct, elegant draftsmanship has become a hallmark of modern art. This exhibition features Matisse drawings from across 50 years: 1900-1950. We thank Ellsworth Kelly for making a brilliant and discerning selection and for conceiving a stunning...
Olivier Bernier, Historian, Lecturer, and Author
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by Ellsworth Kelly, 1964-66
Ellsworth Kelly began making lithographs in Paris with Maeght Editions in 1964 and over the next few years created a seminal body of work. This exhibition focuses on the series of botanical images the artist made during this period. These works are both an homage to and bold departure from...