Tag Archives: Ellsworth Kelly

MoMA Sculpture Garden

IMG_4442.jpgRose II // Isa Genzken // 2007 // stainless steel, aluminum & lacquer

Looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of New York but don’t want to leave the city? Look no further. The sculpture garden at MoMA is the place for you. With calming, trickling water running through the center garden and benches scattered about, the setting encourages you to sit, relax and contemplate the numerous sculptures that fill the space. You can see a towering pink rose by Isa Genzken, a sculpture of a man falling into the water by Aristide Maillol and a brightly colored minimalist work by Ellsworth Kelly to name a few.

img_4447Midday // Anthony Caro // 1960 // painted steel

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 The River // Aristide Maillol // begun 1938-1939, completed 1943 // Lead

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Green Blue // Ellsworth Kelly // 1968 // painted aluminum

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Cubi X // David Smith // 1963 // stainless steel

The Broad 2.0

FullSizeRender 23.jpgDetail of Of Chinese Lions, Peonies, Skulls and Fountains // Takashi Murakami // 2011 // Acrylic on canvas stretched on wooden panel

The first time I went to The Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles, I was mesmerized by the building’s architecture, the natural lighting of the works and the viewable vault. Today was my second trip to The Broad and I found myself even more impressed. The Broad’s collection is impressive, showcasing works from artists such as Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami and Kara Walker. This museum is worth the trip downtown. However, be sure to get your tickets online before you go to avoid the long queue!

FullSizeRender 40.jpgMichael Jackson and Bubbles // Jeff Koons // 1988 // Porcelain

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Fountain (Buddha) // Sherrie Levine // 1996 // Cast bronze

IMG_6663.JPGAfrican’t // Kara Walker // 1996 // Cut paper on wall

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 Untitled (New York City) // Cy Twombly // 1953 // Oil-based house paint & wax crayon on canvas

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Green Angle // Ellsworth Kelly // 1970 // Oil on canvas