Happy birthday, Ellsworth Kelly! Kelly’s first screenprint repeats the composition and color found in his painting Red Blue from 1964. Both were derived from a series of untitled ink and pencil drawings and collages.
Ellsworth Kelly (American, b. 1923). Red/Blue (Untitled), third plate from the portfolio Ten Works x Ten Painters, 1964. Color screenprint on Mowhawk Superfine Cover paper. Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund. 1976.1.431.3