For over fifty years, Frank Stella has created a significant body of abstract art comprised of paintings, reliefs, sculptures, drawings, and prints.
Frank Stella Prints details the artist’s remarkable career as a printmaker. It presents prints that make apparent how his highly experimental endeavors have redefined the traditional print. The exhibition also offers a clear view of Stella’s stylistic evolution—a series of reinventions from the minimalist geometric abstraction of the early years to the baroque exuberance of the later gestural work
Exhibition overview from museum website.
Whether or not you go, Frank Stella: Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné is an exploration of the artist’s innovative use of the medium. It reveals the intimate relationships between Stella’s prints and his works in other mediums, demonstrating how he blasted a hole in the traditional tools and aesthetics of printmaking with works of compelling complexity and beauty.The book registers in chronological sequence more than 300 editioned prints, reproduced in full color, including works in series and portfolios. Related works in other mediums--paintings, metal reliefs, maquettes and sculpture--are also illustrated for comparison. Complete documentation of each print offers a privileged insight into the creative process behind these works of art.