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  • Whose eyes can fail to wallow in the velvety depths of the paint he patented as International Klein Blue?

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  • Yves Klein, la révolution bleue, he was so intensely passionate about it, he invented his own shade, International Klein Blue (known as IKB).

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  • (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.

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  • 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. rss feed

  • International Klein Blue is unofficial color of the Walker After Hours party. rss feed

  • Artist Yves Klein patented his own color International Klein Blue (IKB) blue in 1960.

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  • 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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