Archives for posts tagged ‘mid-century’

Milton Avery

Milton Avery From top to bottom: Interlude (1960), Black Sea (1959), White Sea (1947), Offshore Island (1958) “Milton Avery’s landscapes, still lifes, and figure compositions derive their expressive power from their abstracted, flat shapes and luminous yet subtle color. His subjects seem unremarkable, but the manner in which he treats them is exceptional, for through his strong, simple designs, his intimate scenes […]

Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly Work from his oeuvre. “American artist Ellsworth Kelly is universally recognized as one of the most important purveyors of American abstraction. Born in Newburgh, New York, Kelly studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn until he was drafted into the U.S. Army at the age of 20, spending the majority of his military […]