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Frank Stella

American painter, printmaker, and mixed-media artist

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Frank Stella earned his degree in history from Princeton University. He moved to New York in 1958, where he developed his artistic talents. He painted with intent to flatten surfaces and often chose square canvases. In the 1970s, Stella created "maximalist" paintings, which were paintings that involved relief and sculptural elements in stark contrast to the "minimalist" paintings of his early career.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500020533.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Frank Stella:

Frank Stella Clinton Plaza, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Arundel Castle, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Die Fahne Hoch!, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Marriage of Reason and Squalor, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Tomlinson Court Park, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Getty Tomb, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Arbeit Macht Frei, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Club Onyx—Seven Steps, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Bethlehem’s Hospital, 1967 Lithograph printed in metallic ink on buff-colored ground from two plates on Barcham Green paper
Frank Stella Lincoln Center Poster, 1967 Offset lithograph
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