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Ellsworth Kelly Plant Drawings

06/05/12 through 09/03/12

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. Map

212-535-7710

Official Web Site

05-06-2012 12:00:00 03-09-2012 12:00:00 America/New_York Ellsworth Kelly Plant Drawings One of the foremost artists of our day, Ellsworth Kelly (American, b. 1923) may be best known for his rigorous abstract painting, but he has made figurative drawings throughout his career, creating an extraordinary body of work that now spans six decades. There has never been a major museum exhibition dedicated exclusively to the plant drawings. The selection of approximately eighty drawings begins in 1948 during Kelly's early sojourn in Paris and continues throughout his travels to his most recent work made in upstate New York. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=111235 Metropolitan Museum of Art Metropolitan Museum of Art

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One of the foremost artists of our day, Ellsworth Kelly (American, b. 1923) may be best known for his rigorous abstract painting, but he has made figurative drawings throughout his career, creating an extraordinary body of work that now spans six decades. There has never been a major museum exhibition dedicated exclusively to the plant drawings. The selection of approximately eighty drawings begins in 1948 during Kelly's early sojourn in Paris and continues throughout his travels to his most recent work made in upstate New York.

Venue Description: Sun.-Thurs., 10am-5:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm. Recommended admission: $25.

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