Saturday, 23 September 2017

Klaus Dauven / Ellsworth Kelly




Ellsworth Kelly
Briar
1961
57,1 x  72,4 cm (22 1/2 x 28 1/2 in) 
ink on paper
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford US




When I first saw Ellsworth Kelly’s plant drawings, I was very surprised. I only knew his big colourful paintings and they weren’t that interesting for me as a draughtsman. But the simplicity, elegance and clearness of these black and white drawings filled me immediately with enthusiasm. Many years later, when I first used plants as a motif on a dam in Japan or on my cleaning cloth drawings, I remembered this fascination with pleasure.
Klaus Dauven, 2017




Klaus Dauven (DE)
Ohne Titel
2011
35 x 37 cm
dirt on cleaning cloth



Klaus Dauven (DE)
Hanazakari
Matsudagawa dam, Ashikaga Japan
2008



Klaus Dauven (DE)
Hanazakari
Matsudagawa dam, Ashikaga Japan
2008


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