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Whose eyes can fail to wallow in the velvety depths of the paint he patented as International Klein Blue?
Yves Klein, la révolution bleue, he was so intensely passionate about it, he invented his own shade, International Klein Blue (known as IKB).
(International Klein Blue) blue was not thought of as a pigment, but a cosmic force stimulating and transforming life itself into a work of art.
He called it International Klein Blue (IKB) and threw a psychological patent over the stuff, branding it with his outsized personality, visionary ambition and impish charm.
International Klein Blue is unofficial color of the Walker After Hours party.
Artist Yves Klein patented his own color International Klein Blue (IKB) blue in 1960.
The top lot was French artist Yves Klein's 'RE 11 Archisponge,' a 1960 work of natural sponges applied to a canvas which was afterwards painted a special blue 'the artist's signature International Klein Blue, developed in the late 1950s.
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