Frank Stella, ‘East Euralia, from Imaginary Places’, 1995, Seoul Auction
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Frank Stella

East Euralia, from Imaginary Places, 1995

Lithograph, screenprint, etching, aquatint, relief and embossing in colors, on TGL handmade paper
23 9/10 × 30 1/5 in
60.6 × 76.6 cm
Edition 23/28 + 10AP
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dated, numbered and blind stamped on the recto

published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New …

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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 eliminating illusionistic effects. His goal was to make paintings in which pictorial force came from materiality, not from symbolic meaning. He famously quipped, “What you see is what you see,” a statement that became the unofficial credo of Minimalist practice. In the 1980s and '90s, Stella turned away from Minimalism, adopting a more additive approach for a series of twisting, monumental, polychromatic metal wall reliefs and sculptures based on Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.

Frank Stella, ‘East Euralia, from Imaginary Places’, 1995, Seoul Auction
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dated, numbered and blind stamped on the recto

published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York

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Signature
Signed on the recto
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 eliminating illusionistic effects. His goal was to make paintings in which pictorial force came from materiality, not from symbolic meaning. He famously quipped, “What you see is what you see,” a statement that became the unofficial credo of Minimalist practice. In the 1980s and '90s, Stella turned away from Minimalism, adopting a more additive approach for a series of twisting, monumental, polychromatic metal wall reliefs and sculptures based on Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.

Frank Stella

East Euralia, from Imaginary Places, 1995

Lithograph, screenprint, etching, aquatint, relief and embossing in colors, on TGL handmade paper
23 9/10 × 30 1/5 in
60.6 × 76.6 cm
Edition 23/28 + 10AP
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