Tag Archives: Frank Stella

Larry Bell installing his current Hauser & Wirth show "From the '60s." COURTESY HAUSER & WIRTH

Coast to Coast: Frank Stella and Larry Bell on the 1960s Los Angeles Art Scene

In 1965, Larry Bell had his first solo show in New York, at the Pace Gallery. This was a major event for a Los Angeles artist, especially at a time when the art world turned all of its attention toward … Read More

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Installation shot of 'Frank Stella Sculptures,' on view at Marianne Boesky in 2014COURTESY MARIANNE BOESKY GALLERY

One-Two Punch: The Rise of Joint Representation Has Dealers Sharing Artists All the Way to the Bank

If a collector wanted to buy a Frank Stella at Art Basel Miami Beach last December, he could have walked up to the booth of New York’s Marianne Boesky Gallery, which represents Frank Stella. Or, he could have walked up … Read More

Frank Stella, Das Erdbeben in Chili [N#3], 1999.


‘This Person Is Multiple, This Practice Is Multiple, and This Might Be Confusing’: A Roundtable Discussion on Frank Stella at the Whitney

Ever since Frank Stella said that a painting is “a flat surface with paint on it—nothing more,” in the early 1960s, his body of work has appeared to grow steadily outwards. The freestanding architectural works he has made since the mid-’80s … Read More


Morning Links: Mobsters and Dealers Edition

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Auctions Market News
Kenneth Noland's Heat (1958) was the second-most expensive lot at the auction. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Strong Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale Totals $98 M., Sets Kenneth Noland Record at $3.37 M.

Sotheby’s capped its auction week yesterday with a respectable contemporary day sale that brought in $98 million. With 323 out of 418 lots finding buyers, 80 percent of the works that went on the block sold. Although some momentum was lost … Read More

Auctions Market News
Roy Lichtenstein's Modern Painting in Porcelain (1967) sold for $437,000 this morning at Christie's. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Christie’s Contemporary Art Day Sales Net $88.8 M., With Records for Gilliam, Krushenick, and for a Moment, Kelley

Christie’s finished out its contemporary-art auctions in New York with a morning sale and an afternoon sale Wednesday that offered about 400 lots and raked in $88.8 million in total. About 81 percent of the 224 lots in morning sale found buyers, while about 76 percent of the 175 lots … Read More

Auctions Market News
Modigliani's Portrait de Paulette Jourdain, from around 1919, sold for $42.8 million, beating its on-request estimate said to be $35 million.

Spotty Taubman Collection Sale Brings In $377 M. at Sotheby’s, Led by a $42.8 M. Modigliani

Many works went for below their low estimates, but a new high mark was set for Frank Stella Read More

News Reviews

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Abstraction: Frank Stella Stuns at the Whitney

Get ready to be dazzled by Stellaworld. The dozens of eye-popping paintings and massive sculptures executed by Frank Stella, beginning in 1958, that fill the Whitney Museum’s capacious fifth floor and outdoor terrace are going to envelop you. As soon … Read More

Frank Stella, Harran II, 1967, polymer and fluorescent polymer paint on canvas. ©2015 FRANK STELLA/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, NEW YORK, GIFT, MR. IRVING BLUM, 1982

‘His Ability to Change Has Been Amazing’: A Review of MoMA’s Frank Stella Survey, From 1970

Earlier this year, at the Armory Show in New York, a group of stainless steel and 3-D-printed thermoplastic sculptures were on view at Marianne Boesky’s booth. “Who is this new, hot, young artist?” dealers could be heard asking. The answer: … Read More

'Carl Andre in His Time,' 2015, with works by (from left) Robert Ryman, Carl Andre, and Dan Flavin, installation view. ©TOM POWEL IMAGING/COURTESY MNUCHIN GALLERY, NEW YORK

‘Carl Andre in His Time’ at Mnuchin

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Artists Features

The Wrestler: Frank Stella Readies a Landmark Third New York Retrospective

On a sunny morning in early September, 79-year-old artist Frank Stella stood on the loading dock of his studio in upstate New York. Across the street a gigantic crane was lifting a couple of hulking wooden crates off the back … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Morning Links: Frank Stella Edition

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Artists Features
opposite Jean-Michel Basquiat photographed at his Great Jones Street studio, New York City, 1987.DMITRI KASTERINE/KASTERINE.COM

Basquiat and the Collecting of History

Why is one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists underrepresented in museum collections? Read More