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Red Curve VI

Modern and Contemporary Art

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Red Curve VI

Artwork Details

Artist/Maker

Ellsworth Kelly
American,1923–2015

Date

1982

Medium

Oil on canvas

Accession #

2002.3

Dimensions

74 1/4 x 140 1/2 inches

Location

On View - Wieland Pavilion, Skyway, Gallery 413

Description

Red Curve VI continues Kelly’s thematic pursuits in the realms of color, shape, and space, but this time as they apply to the color red. This primary color, uniformly applied to its boldly-shaped canvas, furthers Kelly’s presentation of the atmospheric effects of color within a room.

Credit

Purchase with funds from Alfred Austell Thornton in memory of Leila Austell Thornton and Albert Edward Thornton, Sr., and Sarah Miller Venable and William Hoyt Venable and High Museum of Art Enhancement Fund

Image Copyright

© Ellsworth Kelly Foundation