1961 Yves Klein patents his use of International Klein Blue. Sculpture by Yves Klein with a strong use of a color close to electric ultramarine, a bright, vivid tone of International Klein Blue.

1961 Yves Klein patents his use of International Klein Blue. Sculpture by Yves Klein with a strong use of a color close to electric ultramarine, a bright, vivid tone of International Klein Blue.

Yves Klein: Anthropométrie 148, c.1960. Serigraphie -Lithographie.

Yves Klein: Anthropométrie 148, c.1960. Serigraphie -Lithographie.

This week I have been reminded of the work of Yves Klein (1928-1962) who is perhaps best remembered as a painter of blue monochrome paintings. More specifically, he is known for the particular shade of blue paint employed in his paintings and sculptures, the trademarked International Klein Blue (IKB).

This week I have been reminded of the work of Yves Klein (1928-1962) who is perhaps best remembered as a painter of blue monochrome paintings. More specifically, he is known for the particular shade of blue paint employed in his paintings and sculptures, the trademarked International Klein Blue (IKB).

Lo schiavo morente. Michelangelo 1513-1516. rivisitato da YVES KLEIN 1962

Lo schiavo morente. Michelangelo 1513-1516. rivisitato da YVES KLEIN 1962

Portrait relief "Arman" Yves Klein Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ​[iv klɛ̃]; 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of Performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art, as well as Pop art.

Portrait relief "Arman" Yves Klein Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ​[iv klɛ̃]; 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of Performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art, as well as Pop art.

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