Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture for a Large Wall and Other Recent Acquisitions

Mar 19–Jul 6, 1999

MoMA

Ellsworth Kelly. Sculpture for a Large Wall. 1956–57. Anodized aluminum, 104 panels, 11′ 5″ × 65′ 5″ × 28″ (348 × 1994 × 71.1 cm). Gift of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder. © 2016 Ellsworth Kelly

A monumental early masterwork by Ellsworth Kelly, created in 1957, has recently been given to the Museum. In its first presentation here, this stunning wall-relief sculpture is accompanied by key early drawings that show how the artist devised its underlying principles of composition, and by major Kelly paintings also recently donated to the Museum.

Publication

  • 3 pages

Artist

Licensing

If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA’s collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material (including installation views, checklists, and press releases), please contact Art Resource (publication in North America) or Scala Archives (publication in all other geographic locations).

MoMA licenses archival audio and select out of copyright film clips from our film collection. At this time, MoMA produced video cannot be licensed by MoMA/Scala. All requests to license archival audio or out of copyright film clips should be addressed to Scala Archives at [email protected]. Motion picture film stills cannot be licensed by MoMA/Scala. For access to motion picture film stills for research purposes, please contact the Film Study Center at [email protected]. For more information about film loans and our Circulating Film and Video Library, please visit https://www.moma.org/research-and-learning/circulating-film.

If you would like to reproduce text from a MoMA publication, please email [email protected]. If you would like to publish text from MoMA’s archival materials, please fill out this permission form and send to [email protected].

Feedback

This record is a work in progress. If you have additional information or spotted an error, please send feedback to [email protected].