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The Fondation will open its doors on 22 September 2021 with The Morozov Collection. Icons of Modern Art. Reservations are open, you can now book your visit.

Ellsworth Kelly

  • 1923 - 2015
  • Born in 1923, in United States

© Ellsworth Kelly in his Spencertown studio, 2006. Photograph by Jack Shear

A major figure in international art, Ellsworth Kelly redefined abstraction in art through a pictorial language of pure forms and vibrant colours inspired by the world around him.

In The Collection

Exhibition of the Collection

From 27 October 2014 to 25 October 2014

Inaugural Hang

Curated to complement Frank Gehry’s architecture, the first hang displayed a selection of emblematic works from the four themes of the collection (Contemplative, Pop, Expressionist, Music/Sound) by Christian Boltanski, Pierre Huyghe, Bertrand Lavier, Gerhard Richter and Thomas Schütte. As part of his commission for the auditorium, one room was dedicated to the works of Ellsworth Kelly.

Exhibition of the Collection

From 17 December 2014 to 18 May 2015

Expressionist and contemplative works

The second phase in the inaugural hang featured a larger number of works, based on the Expressionist and the Contemplative themes.