Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

Frank Stella

Fortin de las Flores, from Jasper's Dilemma, 1973

Lithograph in colors, on J Green Paper, with full margins
16 × 22 in
40.6 × 55.9 cm
Edition 33/100 + 20AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Bibliography
P
Phillips

Image: 8 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (21.6 x 43.8 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)
Framed

Image: 8 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (21.6 x 43.8 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed, dated, and numbered 33/100 in pencil (there were also 20 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Petersburg Press Ltd., London
Frank Stella
American, b. 1936
Follow

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.

Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
Bibliography
P
Phillips

Image: 8 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (21.6 x 43.8 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)
Framed

Image: 8 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (21.6 x 43.8 cm)
Sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed, dated, and numbered 33/100 in pencil (there were also 20 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Petersburg Press Ltd., London
Frank Stella
American, b. 1936
Follow

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

Fortin de las Flores, from Jasper's Dilemma, 1973

Lithograph in colors, on J Green Paper, with full margins
16 × 22 in
40.6 × 55.9 cm
Edition 33/100 + 20AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Frank Stella
Related works
Most Similar
Minimalism