Monday, January 12, 2015

Ellsworth Kelly, drawing

In The New York Times, short interviews with “old masters a the top of their game.” From an interview with the painter Ellsworth Kelly (ninety-one):

What are your days like now?

I’m in the studio everyday. I draw a lot. . . . I chose plants because I knew I could draw plants forever. I want to work like nature works. I want to understand the growth of plants and the dead leaves falling. Oh, how I connect with that!

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