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Ellsworth Kelly

Born: 31-May-1923
Birthplace: Newburgh, NY
Died: 27-Dec-2015
Location of death: Spencertown, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Painter, Sculptor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hard-Edge Painting

Military service: US Army Corps of Engineers (1943-45)

Father: Allan Kelly (insurance)
Brother: David
Boyfriend: Robert Indiana (pop artist)
Husband: Jack Shear (until his death)

    High School: Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood, NJ
    University: Pratt Institute (attended 1941-43)
    Conservatory: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (attended 1946-47)
    Conservatory: École des Beaux Arts, Paris (attended 1948-49)

    National Medal of Arts 2013

    Who Gets to Call It Art? (1-Feb-2006) · Himself

Selected paintings:
Atlantic (1956)
Blue Red Green (1962)
Green Blue Red (1964)
Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red (1966)
Two Panels: Blue Red (1968)

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