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:
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.