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Frank STELLA

United States of America born 1936

Schwarze Weisheit for D.J. 2000 Description: unsigned litho proof from combination smoke rings CS-5(FS97-3528) used for FS97-3362
Title Notes: FS97-3362
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio, relief lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, embossing printed from printed in three runs from one aluminium plate, one assembled plate (made from six irregularly shaped copper plates and one Lexan base plate) and one Plexiglas embossing plate. Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition of 23: plus 8AP; CTP; WP; RTP; PPI; A; TGLimp.
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: Black only printed. Combination Smoke Rings (CS) 1 to 12 are collage lithography smoke rings by Stella as studies for prints. Elements of CS were used in creating Schwarze Weisheit prints. CS were made in positive and negative form. An eight colour lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief and embossing printed in three runs from one aluminium plate, one assembled plate (made from six irregularly shaped copper plates and one Lexan base plate) and one Plexiglas embossing plate. Collaboration with artist on original collage and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, lithography plate preparation, processing and proofing by Kevin Falco, Christopher Creyts and John Hutcheson. Etching plate perparation, processing and proofing by Anthony Kirk, Tom Strianese, Kimberley Bursic and Creyts. Emboss plate making and proofing by Kirk. Lithography edition printing by Hutcheson, etching edition printing by Hirk, Hwee Hwee Loo and Azlina Adam. Deboss edition printing by Hutcheson.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS97-3362" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "CS-5"
Dimensions: comp 99.8 h x 75.4 w cm sheet 109.0 h x 81.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000; Axsom (2016), 315.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1600.5