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Frank Stella

Limanora, 1994

Lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief on white TGL handmade paper
24 × 21 in
61 × 53.3 cm
Edition 32/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Boca Raton, New York, Bridgehampton
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Print
Condition
Excellent Condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated in pencil lower left
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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.

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About the work
Provenance
Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent Condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated in pencil lower left
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
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

Limanora, 1994

Lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief on white TGL handmade paper
24 × 21 in
61 × 53.3 cm
Edition 32/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Boca Raton, New York, Bridgehampton
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Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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