It was a groundbreaking sale considering the work had been completed only 4 years prior. Currently, many of his screenprints are held within the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Black Paintings consisted of bands of black paint being carefully separated by thin, white lines. Davis Beinecke Library Yale University Frank Stella: Prints A Catalogue Raisonné By Richard H. Axsom and currently on view at the. To create these works, the artist used collages that were enlarged with the help of assistants and industrial metal cutters.
Related works in other mediums--paintings, metal reliefs, maquettes and sculpture--are also illustrated for comparison. Related works in other mediums--paintings, metal reliefs, maquettes and sculpture--are also illustrated for comparison. Local Sponsors: Laura and Barrie Harmon, Melissa and Frank Wilson, Dr. An introductory essay, prefaces to each series and comments on individual prints provide background information, analysis and interpretation. As such, the prints also corresponded to the imagery found in his paintings.
The book is distributed by In addition to his achievements in abstract painting and sculpture, has also made major contributions to the history of the modern print. Stellla was joined by Richard H. The patterns swirl around each other, pulling us inwards, as the smaller fragmented pieces gape out at us. Related works in other mediums--paintings, metal reliefs, maquettes and sculpture--are also illustrated for comparison. Complete documentation of each print offers a privileged insight into the creative process behind these works of art. Join Masterworks Fine Art at the prestigious Art Miami Fair December 4th through 9th, 2018. Museum of Art; American Federation of Arts; National Endowment for the Arts Publisher: New York : Ann Arbor : Hudson Hills Press ; University of Michigan Museum of Art, ©1983.
The painting blurs the line between art object and an industrial metal. A master of composition, his graphic manipulations of geometry and his formal survey of abstraction make Frank Stella one of the foremost American artists of his lifetime. But with these prints, even the inclusion of just a few more large-scale images would feel thrilling. To create these works, the artist used or that were then enlarged and re-created with the aid of assistants, industrial metal cutters, and digital technologies. It presents prints that make apparent how his highly experimental endeavors have redefined the traditional print.
Between 1958 and 1965, Stella experimented mainly with abstract painting. One example are the Black Paintings which he created in the late 1950s. Stella continued to expand with the Exotic Bird collage sculptures from the late 1970s which layered aluminum shapes that were also smeared with color. An exploration of the artist's invative use of the medium, Frank Stella: Prints reveals the intimate relationships between Stella's prints and his works in other mediums, demonstrating how Stella blasted a hole in the traditional tools and aesthetics of printmaking with works of compelling complexity and beauty. Frank Stella American, born 1936 An American painter and printmaker, Frank Stella was an innovator. After graduating, Stella moved to New York where he took up painting seriously and it was after two accidental paintings that he found his success.
Related works in other media—paintings, metal reliefs, maquettes and sculpture—are also illustrated for comparison. Published to coincide with - the first major exhibition of the artist's prints since 1982 - currently on view at the. Axsom ; with the assistance of Phylis Floyd and Matthew Rohn ; foreword by Evan M. Complete documentation of each print offers a privileged insight into the creative process behind these works of art. In the mid-1960s, Stella departed from his stark, minimalist works to create the Irregular Polygon paintings.
A catalogue raisonné is always a massive undertaking. Reviewed January 2017 Rosemary K. Frank Stella American, born 1936 Browse. An introductory essay, prefaces to each series and comments on individual prints provide background information, analysis and interpretation. Complete documentation of each print offers a privileged insight into the creative process behind these works of art. It was during this time that he painted loose, gestural abstractions in the tradition of the New York School, but did not seriously entertain the idea of a career in the arts. Axsom and Leah Kolb, and registers in chronological sequence more than three hundred editioned prints, reproduced in full color, including those in series and portfolios.