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  • Literature

    Richard Axsom and Leah Kolb 186-188, 192-193, 197

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including: The Great Heidelburgh Tun; The Pacific; Squid; Ahab; Hark!; and A Squeeze of the Hand

  • 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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Waves I and II: six works

1989
Six screenprints with lithograph and linocut in colours with hand-colouring, marbling and collage, on T.H. Saunders and Somerset paper, the full sheets.
all S. approx. 190 x 139 cm (74 3/4 x 54 3/4 in.)
All signed, dated '88 and numbered 33/60 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Waddington Graphics, London, all unframed.

Estimate
£40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for £56,250

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London Auction 19 January 2017