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Frank Stella

Centennial Medal: Commemorative Medal for the Centennial of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970

17 color enamel on rhodium plated bronze plaque (incised signature and museum logo)
3 × 3 in
7.6 × 7.6 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
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Alpha 137: Prints & Exhibition Ephemera VII

Collectors item! Stunning, rare vintage limited edition 17 color enamel on rhodium-plated bronze …

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Collectors item! Stunning, rare vintage limited edition 17 color enamel on rhodium-plated bronze plaque, designed by Frank Stella in 1969 exclusively for the Metropolitan to commemorate its Centennial Anniversary at the turn of the decade 1970 - Nixon era! The back of the plaque has the incised text "The …

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Manufacturer
Metropolitan Museum of Art in collaboration with Frank Stella
Signature
Incised signature on the side, along with the copyright logo of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Frank Stella
American, b. 1936
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Frank Stella, an iconic figure of postwar American art, is considered the most influential painter of a generation that moved beyond Abstract Expressionism toward Minimalism. In his early work, Stella attempted to drain any external meaning or symbolism from painting, reducing his images to geometric form and …

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About the work
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Alpha 137: Prints & Exhibition Ephemera VII

Collectors item! Stunning, rare vintage limited edition 17 color enamel on rhodium-plated bronze …

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Collectors item! Stunning, rare vintage limited edition 17 color enamel on rhodium-plated bronze plaque, designed by Frank Stella in 1969 exclusively for the Metropolitan to commemorate its Centennial Anniversary at the turn of the decade 1970 - Nixon era! The back of the plaque has the incised text "The …

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Manufacturer
Metropolitan Museum of Art in collaboration with Frank Stella
Signature
Incised signature on the side, along with the copyright logo of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Frank Stella
American, b. 1936
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Frank Stella, an iconic figure of postwar American art, is considered the most influential painter …

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Frank Stella, an iconic figure of postwar American art, is considered the most influential painter of a generation that moved beyond Abstract Expressionism toward Minimalism. In his early work, Stella attempted to drain any external meaning or symbolism from painting, reducing his images to geometric form and …

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Frank Stella

Centennial Medal: Commemorative Medal for the Centennial of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970

17 color enamel on rhodium plated bronze plaque (incised signature and museum logo)
3 × 3 in
7.6 × 7.6 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
Bidding closed
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