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Frances Stark

 (Born 1967)
Frances Stark is active/lives in California.  Frances Stark is known for Abstract, whimsical painting-conceptual.

Biography   Frances Stark

Since the 1960s many American artists have incorporated text into their work, but for Frances Stark language is not so much an aspect of her production as it is an essential and symbiotic other half: her earliest career intention was to become a writer, and she remains one as much as she is a visual artist. "There is a fight in my work," she notes, but this is a struggle that profits both sides. Her published writing, ranging from quasi-autobiographical narrative musings to aphoristic essays, is marked throughout by a keen visual acuity, while her art presses language into service as medium and subject.

Perhaps not surprisingly, the recurrent motifs of Stark's work evoke writing and the activities that often accompany it   ...  Displaying 750 of 3265 characters.

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"General and Particular Impotence"
2003 Carbon transfer and collage on paper 50” x 39” (detail)
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