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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 553 and 546; Richard Axsom and Leah Kolb 97 and 100

  • Artist Biography

    Frank Stella

    American • 1936 - N/A

    Recognized as one of the most important postwar American artists, Frank Stella pioneered Minimalism with his monochrome “Black Paintings” of the late 1950s that marked a decisive departure from Abstract Expressionism. Concerned with the formal over representative elements of painting, Stella has developed a rich oeuvre reflecting his explorations on painting as an object through his investigations on color, shape, and composition. By the 1960s, Stella turned to bright colors and worked with shaped canvases that radically deemed form itself as content. After briefly experimenting with relief and collage, he ultimately turned to freestanding large-scale sculptures and architectural projects. Still working today in New York City, Stella remains the youngest artist to have had a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in 1970 and the first living artist to have had another the following decade in 1987.

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195

Conway; and Sunapee, from Eccentric Polygons

1974
Two lithographs and screenprint in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
Conway I. 10 x 15 in. (25.4 x 38.1 cm)
S. 17 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (43.8 x 56.5 cm)
Sunapee I. 16 x 14 1/4 in. (40.6 x 36.2 cm)
S. 22 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. (56.5 x 43.8 cm)

Both signed, dated and numbered 'A.P. III' and 12/100 in pencil respectively (Conway, one of 10 artist's proofs, the edition was 100, Sunapee, there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), both unframed.

Estimate
$3,000 - 4,000 

Sold for $7,500

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New York Auction 24 April 2018