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Frank Stella

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Hannah Dudek

on 20 November 2012

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Frank Stella Biography Similar Artists Resources Born May 12, 1936 Influences Jack Bush http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=5640


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Stella Malden, Massachusetts At the age of 14, he began studying at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA -Studied Art history and painting
-Realized he had no interest in representational Painting
-He continued his studies in history at Princeton University His Princeton professors were very interested in him, and introduced him to the New York art world... -Brought him on exhibitions to New York
-Exposed Stella to artists such as Jack Pollock, Franz Kline, and Jasper Johns
-After Graduating, he moved to New York and opened an art studio that attracted significant amounts of attention
-In 1970, he was the youngest artist to have a retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art "What you see is what you see." -Frank Stella Artwork Jackson Pollock "The Key" oil on canvas Franz Kline "Suspended" oil on canvas Jasper Johns "Three Flags" encaustic on canvas Stella's early work had a monochromatic palette and flat applications of paint Frank Stella "Black" paintings Stella's later work involved many techniques from medal reliefs to sculptures to mixed-media prints also combining processes such as woodblock printing, etching, and hand-coloring. His styles of art included minimalist and abstract art. Stella was an early practitioner to nonrepresentational painting. His art did not allude any emotions, underlying meanings, or narratives. Frank Stella"Severinda" mixed media on fiberglass Frank Stella "Bandshell" fiberglass Stella is noted for his minimalist and post-painterly abstraction Distinguished the abstract painting of the 1960s from works associated with the abstract expressionist movement of the 1950s. The production of the abstract expressionists involved a strong personal emotionalism, a painterly quality, and occasionally elements of cubism. Jack Bush "Zig Zag" acrylic on canvas These specific pieces are comparable to Frank Stella's "Black" paintings. All are very geometric and minimalistic. All of these artists are Post-painterly Abstract artists. 1909-1977 Sean Scully 1954- Sean Scully "Raval Rojo" oil on linen Kenneth Noland 1924-2010 Kenneth Noland "Tropical Zone" acrylic on canvas Presentation by: Hannah Dudek
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