Homage to Ellsworth Kelly

SAT, JUN 27, 2009 (48:53)

Artist Jennie C. Jones talks about the connections between abstract painting, the color of birds, jazz and Blue Note LP cover designs. Her recent installation at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center is a tribute to the influence of his formal aesthetic filtered through issues of ethnicity.

+ BIO: Jennie C. Jones

Jones describes her practice as, “both a comment on and a continuum of the conceptual ideology of jazz, an honoring of the deep radical legacy of its experimentation, of hybrid modernist forms, of wit, of riff — the turning of a phrase onto itself.”

High Museum of Art