Black White, 1966

  • Ellsworth Kelly, American, 1923-2015

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 88 × 65 inches (223.5 × 165.1 cm)
  • 88 3/4 × 65 3/4 × 1 5/8 inches (225.4 × 167 × 4.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Special Purchase Fund

67.13

On View

  • Contemporary N240

Department

Contemporary Art after 1950

  • Abstraction
  • Geometric abstraction
  • Parabolas
  • White (color)
  • Black
  • Hard-edge
  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Plants
  • Painting (visual work)

Signed on verso: EK

Dated, verso: '66

1967-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Color, Image and Form. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1967, no. 35. Coplans, J. Ellsworth Kelly. New York, 1971, pl. 157.

Ellsworth Kelly, Black White, 1966, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Special Purchase Fund, 67.13.