- The influential American painter and sculptor Ellsworth Kelly is deceased Sunday at the age of 92. Works of the artist worldwide in major museums such as the Guggenheim Museum in New York, admire. Also in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam has to admire his work.
Kelly is known for his abstract shapes, sharp lines and bright colors in his artwork. He drew inspiration from his many travels. After World War II, where he served in the US Army, he traveled more under round in France. He later returned to his homeland and was asked among other things to create a fresco for the building of the UN organization UNESCO.
For Kelly were Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse important sources of inspiration. He died a natural death, it was a gallery owner in New York on behalf of Kelly's partner Jack Shear known.