Ellsworth Kelly

Serpentine Gallery 18 Mar — 21 May 2006 Free

This was Ellsworth Kelly’s first exhibition in London since 1997.

For this exhibition, Kelly selected 18 works made since 2002, shown together for the first time. These works exemplified the breadth of scale, colour and forms that characterise Kelly’s art, including multi-panel works and reliefs in vibrant contrasting colours, as well as shaped canvases and sculpture.

Having pioneered an abstract aesthetic that was vital to the evolution of postwar art, at the time of this exhibition, Kelly was considered one of the world’s greatest living artists.

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