The American painter and graphic artist, Ellsworth Kelly was one of the representatives of Minimalism and in the area of color-painting. He was one of the most important American postwar artists. Inspired by Neoplastiscism het soon developped a geometric art language, for which he used simple primary colors. He is best known for his abstract color experiments. Ellsworth Kelly dealt next to the painting with different techniques of graphic work, the collages and sculptures which he created in organic and geometric shapes from subtle to strong colors.