United States of America
Juam, state I
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places' series 1994-97
Title Notes: 007-064
Creation Notes: Frank Stella began 'Juam, state I' in 1991 during the creation of his series of prints 'Imaginary places'. The work was editioned in 1997.
Materials & Technique:
prints, relief, intaglio colour relief, woodcut, etching and aquatint printed from one assembled plate comprised of one carved plywood base with 66 irregularly shaped elements (one honeycomb aluminium plate, 24 copper plates, one bronze, four aluminium and 14 brass poured elements, 22 aluminium rings) and two magnesium plates on handcoloured paper Support: 2 sheets of white TGL handmade hand-coloured paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof V
Edition: edition 16; plus 6AP; 3TP; 4CTP; WP; RTP; TGLimp; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1997
Edition Notes: 59 colours (19 dye colours and 40 ink colours). Frank Stella began 'Juam, state I' with the creation of a collage piece, setting out his ideas visually for the printers.
Collaboration with the artist on original collage and supervision of the project by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Magnesium plate preparation by Swan Engraving. Cutting of plates by John Hutcheson and Strianese. Proofing and edition printing by Hutcheson, Strianese and Nancy Bressler. Copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk. Woodblock carving by the artist assisted by Tyler. Preparation and proofing of assembled plate by Kirk, Brian Maxwell, Kathy Cho, Susan Hover, Yasuyuki Shibata, Christopher Creyts, Todd Elkin, Gedi Sibony, Hutcheson, Tyler and Strianese. Edition printing by Tyler, Kirk, Hutcheson, Strianese, Maxwell, Creyts, Elkin, Bressler and Kimberly Bursic.
Primary Insc: signed and dated in pencil, lower right, "F. Stella ’97"
Secondary Insc: Numbered in pencil, lower right.
TGL blind stamp, lower right.
Tertiary Insc: Workshop number inscribed in pencil on verso, "FS91-2076A"
comp and sheet 198.9 h x 152.4 w cm
: TGL print documentation, 1997; Axsom (2016), 248a.
: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.66.1 Image rights
: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy