Frank STELLA, Swoonarie Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Swoonarie 1995
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places' series 1994-97
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief, stencil, planographic colour etching, aquatint, relief, screenprint, lithograph, woodcut printied in 15 runs from 1 screen, 5 aluminum plates, and 1 assembled plate made from 1 woodblock, and 44 irregularly shaped elements (23 magnesium and 19 copper plates; 12 crushed-metal elements) Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 30: plus 12AP; 5TP; CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; PPIII; TGLimp.; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1995

Edition Notes: A 43 colour etching, aquatint, relief, stencil, lithograph, woodcut printed from one screen, five aluminium plates and one assembled plate made from one base woodblock (The woodblock was made from two wood panels adhered together. Wood was selected as a base because the crushed metal plates were of irregular thickness. The wood was carved to accomodate the various depths of the different plates), 12 irregularly shaped crushed metal plates, 23 irregularly shaped magnesium plates and nine irregularly shaped copper plates. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Collaboration with artist on original collage and supervision of by Kenneth Tyler. Copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk. Woodblock preparation by Kirk, Susan Hover and Yasuyuli Shibata.Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Swan Engraving. Preparation and proofing of assembled plate by Kirk, Brian Maxwell, Hover, Shibata and Kathy Cho. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller. Aluminium plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Funderburg and Kevin Falco.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] embossed lower left corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "FS94-3087" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "center blue heavy" [vertically]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 107.2 h x 133.3 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1995; Axsom (2016), 225
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.879.4
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy