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Frank Stella

 (born 1936)
Frank Stella is active/lives in New York, Massachusetts.  Frank Stella is known for geometric minimal image painting, collage.

Frank Stella

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1936 May 12, Frank Philip Stella born in Malden, Massachusetts. His father is a gynecologist, his mother had attended art school.

1950-54 Attends Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, where he studied with abstract painter Patrick Morgan. At Andover met Carl Andre and Hollies Frampton 1954 Enters Princeton University. 1955 at Princeton Stella attends William Seitz' open painting studio. Begins to regularly visit art museums and galleries in New York City. 1956 Studied painting with Stephen Green, artist-in-residence at Princeton 1958 Begins the "Black Paintings"; some of their titles refer to buildings and places in New York City which have personal meanings.

Graduates from Princeton with A.B. in history. Moves  ...  Displaying 750 of 27129 characters.

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About  Frank Stella

Born:  1936 - Malden, Massachusetts
Known for:  geometric minimal image painting, collage