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Frank Stella

Sinjerli Variations III, 1977

Lithograph and screenprint on Arches Cover paper
32 × 42 in
81.3 × 106.7 cm
Edition of 100
.
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Toronto
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Caviar20
Toronto

The "Sinjerli" works are notable as Stella combines both complimentary and discordant …

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Very good condition
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed, numbered and dated 1977 by the artist
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Sinjerli Variations series
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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The "Sinjerli" works are notable as Stella combines both complimentary and discordant colors together. The works invite the viewer to inspect how colors are stacked and how such combinations are mirrored or challenged in the opposite protractor. For example, notice the different shades of blue that Stella …

Medium
Condition
Very good condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, numbered and dated 1977 by the artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Sinjerli Variations series
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

Sinjerli Variations III, 1977

Lithograph and screenprint on Arches Cover paper
32 × 42 in
81.3 × 106.7 cm
Edition of 100
.
Contact For Price
Location
Toronto
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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