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Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Juam 1997
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places' series 1994-97
Materials & Technique: prints, colour relief, etching, aquatint, lithograph, screenprint, woodcut, engraving printed from 40 aluminium plates. nine screens and one assembled plate made from one carved plywood base with 102 irregularly shaped elements (one honeycomb aluminium: 39 copper and 12 magnesium plates; 11 poured aluminium, 16 brass and one bronze elements; 22 aluminium rings) and three irregularly shaped plastic and one aluminium non-printing mask plates Support: white, wove, handmade, handcoloured, TGL paper
Impression: collages?/cutups?/etc
Edition: edition 40 + 14 AP, 3 TP, WP, RTP, PP I, PP II, PP III, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1997

Edition Notes: 10 dyed colours. A 144 colour (10 dye colours, 134 ink colours) relief, etching, aquatint, lithograph, screenprint, woodcut, engraving printed on handmade, handcoloured white TGL paper from 40 aluminium plates. nine screens and one assembled plate made from one carved plywood base with 102 irregularly shaped elements (one honeycomb aluminium: 39 copper and 12 magnesium plates; 11 poured aluminium, 16 brass and one bronze elements; 22 aluminium rings) and three irregularly shaped plastic and one aluminium non-printing mask plates. Collaboration and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Aluminium plate preparation and processing by Kevin Falco and Christopher Creyts, proofing by Falco, edition printing by Falco assisted by Creyts and Hutcheson. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller assisted by Nancy Bressler, Rolf Kaul and Falco. Magnesium plate preparation by Swan Engraving. Copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk. Woodblock preparation by artist assisted by Tyler. Preparation of assembled plate by Kirk, Hutcheson, Tyler, Strianese, Falco, Creyts and Todd Elkin. Proofing and edition printing by Kirk, Hutcheson, Strianese, Brian Maxwell, Creyts, Bressler, Elkin and Kimberly Bursic.
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1997; Axsom (2016), 248.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.847.7