In Memoriam, Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly was a neighbor, living and working in Spencertown, NY. I met him and spent an afternoon with him at a Columbia Land Conservancy event where he had donated a photograph that I bid on and won. Here is that photograph:

On a NYC rooftop, Ellsworth Kelly and fellow artists, 1960s

On a NYC rooftop, Ellsworth Kelly and fellow artists, 1960s

He died on Sunday December 27th at his home, he was 92 years old.

Here is a piece on Ellsworth Kelly written by the curator of the Whitney in The New York Times. Kelly’s obit from The New York Times can be read here.

Ellsworth Kelly in his studio in Spencertown, N.Y., in 2012. Credit - Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Ellsworth Kelly in his studio in Spencertown, N.Y., in 2012.
Credit – Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

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