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Stella, Frank

Works: 257 works in 687 publications in 5 languages and 14,744 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Honoree, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: ND237.S683, 759.13
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Working space by Frank Stella( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio -- The Madonna of the Rosary -- Annibale Carracci -- Picasso -- A common complaint -- The Dutch savannah
Painters painting : a candid history of the New York art scene, 1940-1970 by Emile De Antonio( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emile de Antonio was a close friend to many New York painters long before the art world thrust them into international prominence. De Antonio filmed and interviewed the painters informally in their studios. Artists interviewed include Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jules Olitski, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Helen Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Phillip Pavia, and Hans Hoffman
The prints of Frank Stella : a catalogue raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H Axsom( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

catalogue raisonné
Frank Stella : paintings 1958 to 1965 : a catalogue raisonné by Lawrence Rubin( Book )

14 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de Amerikaanse kunstenaar
Frank Stella 1958 by Harry Cooper( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: For Frank Stella, 1958 was a crucial year. After graduating from Princeton University, he moved to Manhattan and painted a series of monumental, colorful canvases that culminated in the first of his famous "black paintings." This fascinating book focuses on the thirty works he painted that year. The paintings reflect his transformation from a student experimenting with abstract expressionism to a highly original artist whose works changed the course of postwar art. Presenting the entire series of paintings in color for the first time (except lost works known only through black-and-white photographs), this handsome book details the course of Stella's career in 1958. The authors situate his work in relation to that of Carl Andre, with whom Stella shared studio space that year, and Jasper Johns. Their analysis draws on concepts of originality, repetition, assemblage, and optimality. Drawing on new archival findings, firsthand observations of the paintings, and interviews with Stella and members of his circle, this volume enriches our understanding of a fascinating and critical stage in the artist's development
Who gets to call it art? the legend of Henry Geldzahler, 1935-1994( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Geldzahler (1935-94), star curator and cultural impresario, lived a life worth examining. The first curator of the Department of 20th-Century Art at the Metropolitan Museum, first director of visual arts for the National Endowment of the Arts, and the first full-time commissioner of cultural affairs for New York City, his landmark 1969 show at the Metropolitan is still remembered with awe. "New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970" filled 35 galleries with more than 400 groundbreaking works of contemporary art. This film is not a full biographical examination of this singular figure's life, but rather a portrait in profile, as many of 'his' artists talk about Geldzahler and what his friendship meant to them
Black paintings by Stephanie Rosenthal( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposition collective regroupant : Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925- ; Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967; Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970; Stella, Frank, 1936-
Frank Stella : the black paintings : [exhibition, November 23, 1976-January 23, 1977] by Brenda Richardson( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Stella : Irregular polygons, 1965-66 by Brian P Kennedy( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides an overview of the development of shaped paintings (paintings that are not square or rectangular in format) and details American painter Frank Stella's (b. 1936) contribution to art in the early and mid 1960s. Although based on simple geometries, the works in this book constitutes some of the most complex artistic statements of Frank Stella's career. The eleven compositions combine different numbers of shapes to create daringly irregular outlines. Stella made four versions of each composition, varying the color combinations. They mark a radical shift from the artist's earlier striped works in their use of large fields of color. The asymmetric canvases play with illusion, confronting Stella's previous emphasis on flatness while anticipating his career-long exploration of space and volume in both painting and sculpture
Frank Stella : fourteen prints with drawings, collages, and working proofs by Judith Goldman( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johns, Stella, Warhol : works in series : inaugural exhibition, October 4-November 26, 1972 by Art Museum of South Texas( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictor laureatus : in honour of Frank Stella = Frank Stella zu Ehren by Frank Stella( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in German and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shards by Frank Stella( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Stella by William Rubin( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows examples of Stella's large scale paintings, constructions, and reliefs created over the last seventeen years, and discusses the themes, style, and materials of his work
Positionen heutiger Kunst : [Ausstellung] 23. Juni bis 18. September 1988, Nationalgalerie Berlin, Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellsworth Kelly, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Frank Stella : [exhibition] September 12th through October 26, 1970 by Ill.) Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heinrich von Kleist by Frank Stella : Werkverzeichnis der Heinrich-von-Kleist-Serie by Frank Stella( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Stella, peintures, 1970-1979 : [exposition], Centre d'arts plastiques contemporains de Bordeaux, 9 mai-26 juillet 1980 by Frank Stella( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Stella : metallic reliefs : 13 May-1 July 1979 by Carl Belz( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella, Noland, Caro by Dayton's Gallery 12( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Frank Stella 1958
Alternative Names
Frank Stella

Frank Stella americk vtvarnk

Frank Stella Amerikaans kunstschilder

Frank Stella pittore e scultore statunitense

Frank Stella US-amerikanischer Maler der abstrakten Malerei und Bildhauer

Stella, Frank

Stella, Frank 1936-

Стелла, Фрэнк

סטלה, פרנק 1936-

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ステラ, フランク


English (223)

German (32)

French (10)

Spanish (8)

Japanese (2)

Black paintingsFrank Stella : Irregular polygons, 1965-66Frank StellaHeinrich von Kleist by Frank Stella : Werkverzeichnis der Heinrich-von-Kleist-SerieFrank Stella : an illustrated biographyFrank Stella : painting into architectureThe art of collaboration : the big Americans