Frank Stella - Evening & Day Editions New York Monday, October 28, 2013 | Phillips
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    Frank Stella

    American • 1936 - N/A

    One of the most important living artists, Frank Stella is recognized as the most significant painter that transitioned from Abstract Expressionism to Minimalism. He believes that the painting should be the central object of interest rather than represenative of some subject outside of the work. Stella experimented with relief and created sculptural pieces with prominent properties of collage included. Rejecting the normalities of Minimalism, the artist transformed his style in a way that inspired those who had lost hope for the practice. Stella lives in Malden, Massachusetts and is based in New York and Rock Tavern, New York.

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Noguchi's Okinawa Woodpecker, from Exotic Bird series

Offset lithograph and screenprint in colors, on Arches 88 paper, with full margins,
I. 32 3/4 x 44 5/8 in (83.2 x 113.3 cm)
S. 33 3/4 x 45 5/8 in (85.7 x 115.9 cm)

signed, dated `77' and numbered 3/50 in pencil (there were also 16 artist's proofs), published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York (with their blindstamp), in very good condition, framed.

$4,000 - 6,000 

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