Frank Stella
Frank Stella

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1936

Born in Malden, MA

Lives and works in New York, NY

education

1950 – 1954

Studied Painting under Patrick Morgan, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

1954 – 1958

Studied History and Art History under Stephen Greene and William Seitz, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

awards

1967

First Prize, International Biennial Exhibition of Paintings, Tokyo, Japan

1979

Awarded the Claude M. Fuess Distinguished Service Award, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

1981

New York City Mayor’s Award for Arts and Culture, New York, NY
Medal for Painting, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
Honorary Fellowship, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

1983

Appointed the Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1984

Honorary Doctor of Arts, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

1985

Award of American Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Honorary Degree, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1986

Honorary Degree, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

1989

Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government

1992

Awarded the Barnard Medal of Distinction

1998

Gold Medal for Graphic Art Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

2001

Gold Medal of the National Arts Club, New York, NY

2009

Received the 2009 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama at an East Room ceremony at the White House on February 25, 2010

selected group exhibitions

2017

Die Zukunft Der Zeichnung: Konstruktion Das Neue In Der Sammlung Etzold – Folge 1. Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach Germany
Cholet-New York. Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris France
Art Wynwood 2017. Art Wynwood, Tucson, AZ, USA.
Master Graphics. Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO, USA.
The Adaa Art Show 2017. The ADAA Art Show, New York City, NY, USA.
Colour is. Waddington Custot Galleries, London, UK.
Streifzug. Galerie Fetzer, Sontheim an der Brenz, Germany.
Art Basel Hong Kong 2017. Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Art Cologne 2017. Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
Serielle Formationen. Frankfurt 1967 – Re-Inszenierung der ersten deutschen Ausstellung internationaler minimalistischer. Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany. November
Minimal Mostly. Deborah Ronnen Fine Art, Rochester, NY, USA.

2016

Serielle Formationen. Frankfurt 1967. Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Drawing Room – David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY USA
Bernard Jacobson Gallery – New York, New York City, NY USA
Bernard Jacobson Gallery – London, London United Kingdom
On Edge: Hard Edge Abstraction. Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, USA. 8 January 2016 – 27 February
Drawing Then. Dominique Lévy Gallery – New York, New York City, NY, USA. 27 January – 19 March
Collage: Moving Beyond Paper. Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, USA. 29 January – 26 March
Winter Group Show. Waddington Custot Galleries, London. UK. 1 February – 2 March
Group Show. Bernard Jacobson Gallery – London, London, UK. 3 February – 5 March
Group Show. Bernard Jacobson Gallery – New York, NY, USA. 3 February – 5 March
Art Wynwood 2016. Tucson, AZ USA. 11 February – 15 February
Art on Paper 2016. Art on Paper, New York City, NY, USA. 3 March – 6 March
Objects And Bodies At Rest And In Motion. Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden. 12 March – 12 June
H.D. Buttercup's Apartment. Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin, Germany. 12 December – 26 March

2015

Bernard Jacobson Gallery – New York, New York City, NY USA.
Decades – Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
Summer Group Show – Waddington Custot Galleries, London
ArtZuid 2015 – Foundation ArtZuid, Amsterdam
O Olhar do Colecionador / The Collector's Eye – Berardo Museum, Lisbon
Plastic Surgery. 0.2 – Kunsthalle Ziegelhütte, Appenzell
America Is Hard to See – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
The Patton Collection, A Gift to North Carolina – North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Open Source: Art At The Eclipse Of Capitalism – Galerie Max Hetzler – Paris, Paris
Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism – Galerie Max Hetzler – Berlin, Berlin
Schwarz und Weiss – Galerie Thalberg, Zurich
Land, Air, See – Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Light/Dark, White/Black – Addison Gallery of American Art – Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
The New York School, 1969: Henry Geldzahler at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY

2014

Black and White, Mostly – Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
The Grant and Peggy Reuber Collection of International Works on Paper – McIntosh Gallery, London, ON
Local History: Enrico Castellani, Donald Judd, Frank Stella – Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York City, NY
Local History: Castellani, Judd, Stella – Dominique Lévy Gallery – London, London
In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking – Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Taking A Stand Against War – Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
Alois Breyer, El Lissitzky, Frank Stella: 
Wooden Synagogues – Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Love Story – Sammlung Anne & Wolfgang Titze – Schweizergarten, Vienna
Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection – The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Openness And Clarity: Color Field Works From The 1960S And 1970S – Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
Summer Group Exhibition: Part I – Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
The Shaped Canvas, Revisited – Luxembourg & Dayan, New York City, NY
Calculated Abstractions – Hard-Edge Prints – UB Art Galleries – University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Solidaridad Y Resistencia. La Historia Del Mssa – Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago
Contemporary Masters – The Kirk Varnedoe Collection – Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences, Savannah, GA
Double Negative: From Painting To Object – Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Transatlantic – UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate
Contemporary Masters – Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
Nichts Ist Kunst – Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz
Black | White – Mnuchin Gallery, New York City, NY
Color: Theories and Structures – The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
Carte Blanche – Nextex, St. Gallen

2013

Modern Masters On View In Palm Beach – Mark Borghi Fine Art – New York, New York City, NY
Out of Hand – Materializing the Postdigital – Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, NY
The Show Is Over – Gagosian Gallery, London
Re-View: Onnasch Collection – Hauser & Wirth, London
Within and Beyond – Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
Gianni Motti – Delire Gallery, Brussels
Resonant Minds: Abstraction And Perception – Montgomery Art Center, Claremont, CA
Pictures of Nothing – The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Adventures of truth – Painting and philosophy – Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul
American Collage – Gerald Peters Gallery – New York, New York City, NY
Making Their Mark: The New York Fab Five – Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York City, NY
Artzuid – Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913–present – Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Dynamo Un Siecle De Lumiere Et De Mouvement Dans L’art 1913-2013 – Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
S(ch)ichtwechsel! Neue Blicke auf die Sammlung – Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
from picasso to koons: the artist as jeweler – Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
Il Guggenheim. L'avanguardia americana 1945–1980 – Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
The Drawing Show – Casterline|Goodman Gallery, Aspen, CO
Caro, Frankenthaler, Louis, Motherwell, Noland, Olitski, Stella – Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
Traumwelten – Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin

2012

SEO, Bong Chae Son, Frank Stella – Expanded Drawing, Fundacio Palma Espai d'Art – Casal Solleric 2012, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Space and Movement, Galerie Ficher Rohr, Basel, Switzerland
New Work, Freedman Art, New York

2011

Stella & Calatrava. The Michael Kohlhaas Curtain, Two-person collaborative exhibition with Frank Stella and Santiago Calatrava, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Frank Stella, Altes Straßenbahndepot, Jena, Germany

2009

Moby Dick: Frank Stella and Herman Melville, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

2008

Between the Lines, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium

2007

Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
Modern American Masters, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

2006

Black Paintings. Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany

2005

Black Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2004

Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated) – Art from 1951 to the Present, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

2003

Work Ethic, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

2001

Prince of Homburg, Installation on the lawn of the National Gallery, Washington, DC
Heinrich von Kleist, Traveling exhibition, Jena, Hildesheim, Stuttgart, Berlin and Singapore

1999 – 2000

Frank Stella at 2000: Changing the Rules, Museum of Contemporary Art Miami, Miami, FL
The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000, Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1999

Abstraction, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Drawing is Another Kind of Language, Parrish Art Museum, organized by Harvard Museums, Southampton, NY

1998

Rendez-vous, Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York, NY
Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany

1997

Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany

Selected solo Exhibitions

2017

Frank Stella – Recent Work. Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm Sweden
The Gifts of Frank Stella. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, USA.
Frank Stella Prints: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, USA.

2016

Frank Stella Prints: A Retrospective. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, USA
Frank Stella and Synagogues of Historic Poland. POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Warsaw, Polish
Frank Stella: A Retrospective. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Frank Stella – Four Series. Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
Frank Stella. Sprüth Magers Berlin, Berlin, Germany
The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
Frank Stella: A Retrospective. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Frank Stella. Leila Heller Gallery – Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2015

Frank Stella – Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago
Frank Stella – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Frank Stella – Bernard Jacobson Gallery – London
Frank Stella – Bernard Jacobson Gallery – New York
Frank Stella – Malerei & Zeichnung – Museum für Gegenwartskunst – Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung, Basel

2014

Waddington Custot Galleries, London
Sculpture – Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Works From 1971 To 1987 – Leslie Feely, New York
Frank Stella: Polish Village – Van Doren Waxter, New York
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York

2013

Die Marquise von O – Galerie Wild – Zürich
Recent Work – Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm
Drawings, 1960–1975 – Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

2012

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
IVAM – Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
Selected Prints 1974-1982 – Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
The 1960s – W600, Centre for the Arts , Lethbridge, Alberta
Black, Aluminum, Copper Paintings – L&M Arts, New York

2011

Stella Sounds: The Scarlatti K Series, Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Frank Stella: Connections, Haunch of Venison, London

2010 – 2011

Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons, Curated by Brian Kennedy, The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

2010

Frank Stella: New Works, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

2009

Polychrome Relief, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

2008

Polygons to Printmaking: The Work of Frank Stella 1958 – 1997, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Frank Stella, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

2007

Frank Stella, Haas & Fuchs, Berlin
Frank Stella: Recent Works, Galerie Terminus, Munich
Frank Stella, Galerie Ficher Rohr, Basel, Switzerland
Frank Stella on the Roof, The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Frank Stella: Painting into Architecture, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Frank Stella: New Work, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

2006

Frank Stella 1958, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, MA
Frank Stella, Galerie Thomas, Munich
Frank Stella: Major Works from the von Kleist Series, Danese Gallery, New York
Frank Stella: Collages and Related Sculpture from the von Kleist Series, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY; In conjunction with Danese Gallery, New York

2005

Frank Stella, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Frank Stella, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Frank Stella’s Moby Dick Series Prints, National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile
Frank Stella, Waddington Galleries, London
Frank Stella’s Moby Dick Series Prints, The Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires, Collection Constantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina
New Works, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2004

Frank Stella – A Breakthrough in Abstraction – Exotic Birds, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Frank Stella, Moby Dick and Imaginary Places, Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zürich, Switzerland
What You See Is What You See: Frank Stella and the Anderson Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Frank Stella, Galerie Terminus, Munich
Frank Stella: New Works, McClain Gallery, Houston

2003

Frank Stella, The Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK
Frank Stella: Recent Work, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Frank Stella, IWATE Museum of Art, Morioka City, Japan

2002

Frank Stella: Hacilar 1999-2001, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY

2001

Heinrich von Kleist by Frank Stella, JENOPTIK Gallery, Jena, Germany
Frank Stella, Galerie Hans Strelow, Düsseldorf, Germany
Frank Stella: Recent Work, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Frank Stella, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Frank Stella, Waddington Galleries, London, UK
Frank Stella: Recent Paintings and Sculpture, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
Frank Stella, Recent Works, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Frank Stella, Love Letters and Correspondence. Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY

1999

Frank Stella: Easel Paintings, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK
Frank Stella: New Work, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY

1998

Frank Stella: New Paintings, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK

1998

Frank Stella: Smoke Rings, Knoedler & Company, New York, NY

1987

Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1970

Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY