Inspiration: Ellsworth Kelly

Sometimes visual content hits you hard and fast. For me, lightning struck when I was browsing the perpetual time-suck that is Pinterest. I stumbled across the artwork of Ellsworth Kelly—recognizable of course, but I wouldn't have been able to tell you his name. I felt a sudden rush to learn his story and devour all the visual content I could find.

"You are on your own when you look at them. I think that their open secret is innocence, maintained at fantastic levels of talent, dedication, and savoir-faire."

~ Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker 

This is only a selection of Kelly's vast work in painting, sculpture, and printmaking. His career spanned several decades, and he continued working until his death in 2015 at the age of 92. There is so much more to learn...

All photos found via Pinterest.

InspirationJessica Caldwell