Frank Stella | the artist




The artist Frank Stella
Born May 12 1936, Malden Massachusetts, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Minimal Art, Post Painterly Abstraction, Hard-Edge, Painting, Sculpture Objects, Geometric abstraction,

© artist photo: Malcolm Lubliner

Received the Julio González Prize in recognition of his work in the arts. Presented by the Institute of Modern Art in Valencia, Spain, the award has been given out eight times previously. Past winners are Georg Baselitz, Cy Twombly, Eduardo Chillida, Anish Kapoor, Markus Lüpertz, Robert Rauschenberg, Anthony Caro, Pierre Soulages, and Miquel Navarro. The González award is named after the Catalan sculptor, whose work is featured in a separate section of the Valencia museum.


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Prairie (encorporating The Ship)
66 Works in the Tate collection
American painter and printmaker. In his career he was an innovator, rather than responding to the innovations of others, and he often confounded his peers. He suggested that his painting was significantly shaped by the fact that he was among the first generation of artists for whom the rightful existence of abstraction was assumed, and he steadfastly maintained that it was the only post-war idiom capable of sustaining the highest ambitions for painting…
Harran II
Many works online
Recent works in stainless steel and carbon fiber by the prolific American artist Frank Stella (b. 1936). Since his first showings in New York in the late 1950s, Stella has occupied a prominent place among leading artists and has continued to expand the boundaries of what abstract painting and sculpture can be…


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