- Ellsworth Kelly: The Years in France, 1948-1954
- November 1, 1992 – January 24, 1993
- West Building, Ground Floor, Outer Tier
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 51 paintings and collages, 72 drawings, and 28 photographs came from public and private collections in America and Europe. These works illustrated the artist's evolution from representational art to sophisticated colorful abstraction during the 6 years he lived in Paris.
Organization: Jack Cowart, curator of 20th-century art at the National Gallery, and Alfred Pacquement, of the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France, were co-curators of the exhibition.
Catalog: Ellsworth Kelly: The Years in France, 1948-1954, by Yve-Alain Bois, Jack Cowart, and Alfred Pacquement. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1992.
Other Venues: Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, March 16–May 24, 1992
Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster, June 16–August 23, 1992