Frank Stella Prints

Frank Stella‘s abstract prints, available for sale, are a celebration of his groundbreaking journey in Color Field painting and Minimalism. His fine art prints, as integral to his oeuvre as his paintings, offer a fascinating window into Stella’s mastery of form and color.

Frank Stella is an American abstract artist renowned for his significant contributions to Color Field painting and Minimalism. His innovative use of shaped canvases revolutionized the visual language of modern art, marking a departure from the traditional rectangular frame. Stella’s artworks are characterized by their vibrant colors, geometric patterns, and often large scales, which create an immersive experience for the viewer. In both his paintings and limited edition prints, Stella demonstrates a relentless exploration of visual possibilities. His early Black Paintings, characterized by their stark, minimalistic elegance, marked a significant moment in post-war art. These artworks laid the groundwork for his subsequent ventures into more colorful and dynamic compositions, reflecting a continuous evolution in his artistic journey. Frank Stella’s approach to art is deeply rooted in the concept of working in series. Each series represents a thorough investigation into a specific formal problem, with the artist exploring a variety of solutions through different variations. This methodical approach allows for an in-depth exploration of themes and techniques, resulting in a rich and diverse body of work. Notably, Frank Stella is recognized as a peintre-graveur, a term that highlights his dual mastery as a painter and printmaker. He perceives his artwork in printmaking as a parallel and equally important facet of his artistic practice, often using it as a means to further explore and resolve formal concerns initially presented in his paintings. This interplay between painting and print is a defining characteristic of his oeuvre, where the insights gained in one form directly influence and enrich the other. The artist has received numerous solo exhibitions at major institutions, including the Princeton University Art Museum (2018), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2015), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2007), Haus der Kunst, Munich (1996), Museum of Modern Art, New York (1988, 1970), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1970) and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (1965). Frank Stella was born 1936 in Malden, Massachusetts.

Auction record:US$28.1m, Christie’s, 2019


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