Frank Stella

 ( 1936, Malden, Massachusetts)

Born in 1936, Malden, USA.
Lives and works in New York and Newburgh, USA.

Education

1950
Philips Academy, Andover, USA

1954
Princeton University, Princeton, USA

Awards

2016
Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences, New York, USA

2015
National Artist Award, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, USA

2009
National Medal of Arts, United States President, Washington, USA

2001
Gold Medal, The National Arts Club, New York, USA

1998
Gold Medal for Graphic Art Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters,
New York, USA

1992
Barnard Medal of Distinction, Columbia University, New York, USA

1989
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, French Government, Paris, France

1986
Honorary Degree, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA

1985
Award of American Art Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA
Honorary Degree, Dartmouth College, Hanover, Germany

1984
Honorary Doctor of Arts, Princeton University, Princeton, USA

1983
Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, Harvard University, Cambridge, United-Kingdom

1981
New York City Mayor's Award for Arts and Culture, New York, USA
Medal for Painting, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, USA
Honorary Fellowship, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

1979
Claude M. Fuess Distinguished Service Award, Phillips Academy, Andover, United-Kingdom

1967
First Prize, International Biennial Exhibition of Paintings, Tokyo, Japan
Group shows at Ceysson Gallery
“The lines of life are various, like roads and the contours of the mountains…”, Wandhaff
September 10 - October 29, 2016

Sculptures, Matters, Materials, Textures..., Offsite
September 10 - October 16, 2016


Solo Shows (selection)

2016
Frank Stella: A Retrospective, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison; travelling show: Addison Gallery of American Art, Philips Academy, Andover; Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, USA
Frank Stella and the Synagogues of Old Poland, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland
Frank Stella, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA

2015
Frank Stella: Retrospective, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA ; travelling show: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth; de Young Museum, San Francisco, USA
Frank Stella Paintings & Drawings, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Frank Stella: Shape as Form, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella: Recent Works, Leeahn Gallery, Seoul, South-Korea
Inflated Star and Wood Star, Annenberg Courtyard, Royal Academy, London, United-Kingdom; travelling show: Artzuid, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Frank Stella, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United-Kingdom

2014
Frank Stella: Big Works in Progress, More Gallery, Giswil Frank Stella Sculpture, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA

2013
Frank Stella, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2012
Frank Stella: The Retrospective. Works 1958-2012, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg,
Wolfsburg, Germany
Frank Stella: New Work, Freedman Art, New York, USA
Frank Stella: Black, Aluminum, Copper, L & M Arts, New York, USA
Frank Stella: Recent Work, Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen, Tuttlingen; travelling show: Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena, Jena, Germany
Frank Stella: Connections, Haunch of Venison, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella Geometric Variations, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Stella & Calatrava, Neue Nationalagalerie, Berlin, Germany; travelling show: Museo Pablo Serano, Zaragoza, Spain
Stella Sounds: The Scarlatti K Series, The Phillips Collection, Washington, USA

2010
Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons, 1965-66, Hood Museum of Art - Dartmouth College, Hanover; travelling show: Toledo Museum of Art, Toldeo, Spain

2009
Frank Stella: Polychrome Relief, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Moby Dick: Frank Stella and Herman Melville, Grand Rapids Art Museum,
Grand Rapids, USA

2008
Frank Stella: Work on Canvas from the 60s, Van de Weghe Fine Art, New
York, USA
Frank Stella: K Series, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, USA Frank Stella, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2007
Frank Stella: Five Decades of Painting & Sculpture, Gary Nader Fine Art, Miami, USA
Frank Stella: Paintings 1958 - 1965, Peter Freeman Inc., New York, USA
Frank Stella, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany
Frank Stella: Recent Works, Galerie Terminus, Munich, Germany
Frank Stella, Gallery Ficher Roher, Basel, Switzerland
Frank Stella on the Roof, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Frank Stella: Painting into Architecture, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Frank Stella: New Work, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany

2006
Frank Stella 1958, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge; travelling show: Menil Collection, Houston, USA; The Ohio State University, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, USA
Frank Stella: Black Paintings, Hausderkunst, Germany
Frank Stella, Gallery Thomas, Munich, Germany
Frank Stella: Major Works from the von Kleist Series, Danese Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella: Collages and Related Sculpture from the von Kleist Series, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, USA

2005
Frank Stella, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Frank Stella, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella's Moby Dick Series Prints, National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile
Frank Stella, Waddington Galleries, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella's Moby Dick Series Prints, The Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires, Collection Constantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2004
Frank Stella - A Breakthrough in Abstraction - Exotic Birds, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella, Moby Dick and Imaginary Places, Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland
What You See Is What You See: Frank Stella and the Anderson Collection at SFMOMA, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Frank Stella, Galerie Terminus, Munich, Germany
Frank Stella: New Works, McClain Gallery, Houston, USA

2003
The Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella: Recent Work, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella, IWATE Museum of Art, Morioka City, USA

2002
Frank Stella "Hacilar 1999-2001," Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, USA

2001
Heinrich von Kleist by Frank Stella, JENOPTIK Gallery, Jena; travelling show: Roemer-und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim; Württembergischer, Germany
Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany, Stuttgart, Germany; Galerie Akira Ikeda, Berlin, Germany; Singapore Tyler Print Institute Limited, Singapore
Frank Stella, Galerie Hans Strelow, Duesseldorf, Germany
Frank Stella: Recent Work, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, United-Kingdom

2000
Frank Stella, Waddington Galleries, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella: Recent Paintings and Sculpture, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA
Frank Stella: Recent Works, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
Frank Stella. Love Letters and Correspondence, Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, USA

1999
Frank Stella at two thousand. Changing the Rules, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Miami, USA
Frank Stella: Easel Paintings, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella: New York, Sperone Westwater, New York, USA

1998
Frank Stella: New Paintings, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella and Kenneth Tyler - A Unique 30-Year Collaboration, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Frank Stella at Tyler Graphics, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, United-Kingdom

1997
Stella in Studio: The Public Art of Frank Stella, 1982 - 1997, University of Houston, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, USA
Frank Stella: New Sculpture, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella, City Museum of Art, Kagoshima, Japan
Frank Stella: Juam. Juam, State I from Imaginary Places, Tyler Graphics,
Mount Kisco, USA

1996
Frank Stella, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Frank Stella. New Sculpture, Hudson River Valley Series, JENOPTIK AG, Jena, Germany
Frank Stella: Imaginary Places II, Project Notes, Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, USA

1995
Frank Stella, L'Usine, Dijon, France
Frank Stella: New Sculpture, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Frank Stella: Imaginary Places, Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, USA
Frank Stella: Imaginary Places, New Paintings and Prints, Knoedler Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella: New Works, Wetterling Teo Gallery, Singapore

1994
New Work: Painting, Relief, and Sculpture, Waddington Galleries, London, United-Kingdom

1993
Frank Stella: Moby Dick Deckle Edges, Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, USA

1992
Frank Stella: Sculpture and Collage, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Frank Stella: New York, USA : Projects and Sculpture, Knoedler Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella: The Fountain, Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, USA



1990
Frank Stella, Municipal Museum of Art and Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

1989
Frank Stella: The Waves, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella: New Work, Knoedler Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella: 1970 - 1987, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA
Frank Stella: Waves II, Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Frank Stella: Waves, Waddington Galleries, London, United-Kingdom

1988
Frank Stella: 1970 - 1987, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Frank Stella: Reliefs, James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
Frank Stella: Waves, Nan Miller Gallery, Rochester, USA
Frank Stella, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Taura, Japan
Frank Stella: Black Paintings, 1958 - 1960. Cones and Pillars, 1984 - 1987,
Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany

1987
Frank Stella: 1970 - 1987, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

1986
Frank Stella: New Reliefs, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1985
Frank Stella, Relief Paintings, M. Knoedler & Co., New York, USA
Frank Stella, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Frank Stella, Ceramic Reliefs and Steel Reliefs, Knoedler Gallery, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella, Works 1979 - 1985, Institute of Contemporary Arts, ICA Gallery, London, United-Kingdom; travelling show: Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

1983
Frank Stella. Polish Wooden Synagogues - Constructions from the 1970s, Jewish Museum, New York, USA
Resource / Response / Reservoir. Stella Survey 1959 - 1982, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Frank Stella - Works from the Permanent Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Frank Stella. Reliefs, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Focus on Frank Stella. Nasielk II, A polish Wooden Synagogue Construction, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, USA
Frank Stella. Selected Works, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella. Recent Work, M. Knoedler AG, Zürich; travelling show: Galerie Würthle, Vienna, Austria

1982
Frank Stella. New Reliefs, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella, Knoedler Gallery, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella. From Start to Finish, Phillips Academy, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella. Working Drawings from the Artist's Collection, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

1981
Frank Stella / Works. Painting, Drawing and Maquettes, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella. Metal Reliefs,Knoedler & Co, New York, USA
Frank Stella. New York, Galerie Hans Strelow, Düsseldorf, Germany

1980
Frank Stella. Paintings and Prints, Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbor Islands, USA
Frank Stella, Koh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Frank Stella. Works on Paper, Knoedler Gallery, London, United-Kingdom
Frank Stella. Recent Works, Galerie Valeur, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella. Peintures 1970 - 1979, Centre d'Arts Plastiques Contemporains de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Frank Stella. Working Drawings? Zeichungen 1956 - 1970, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Frank Stella, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella, Getler / Pall Gallery, New York, USA

1979
Indian Birds. Painted Reliefs, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella. The Indian Bird Maquettes, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Frank Stella. 8 Drawings. 1976 Sketch Variation / 1977 Exotic Bird Series, Galerie Valeur, Nagoya, Japan

1978
Stella Since 1970, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth; travelling show: Newport Art Museum, Newport Beach; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, USA; Mississippi Art Museum, Jackson; Denver Art Museum, Denver; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA
Frank Stella, Galerie Valeur, Nagoya, Japan
Frank Stella. The Series within a Series, School of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Museum, New York, USA

1977
Frank Stella. Werke 1958 - 1976, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld; travelling show: Tübingen, Germany
Frank Stella. Paintings and Recent Prints, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Frank Stella. Paintings, Drawings and Prints, 1959 - 1977, Knoedler Gallery, London, United-Kingdom

1976
Frank Stella. Paintings and Graphics, Sears Bank and Trust Company, Chicago, USA
Frank Stella. Neue Reliefbilder - Bilder und Graphik, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, Basel, Switzerland
Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella. Recent Paintings, M. Knoedler & Co., New York, USA
Frank Stella. The Black Paintings, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA
Frank Stella. A Historical Selection, David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1975
Frank Stella. Variations on the Square 1960 - 1974, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, USA
Frank Stella. Recent Paintings, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Frank Stella, Galleria dell'Areite, Milan, Italy
Frank Stella. High-Relief Aluminum, Ace Venice, Venice, Italy
Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA

1974
Frank Stella. Recent Works, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland; travelling show: Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Ace Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA

1973
Frank Stella, Phillips Collection, Washington, USA

1971
Frank Stella, David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1970
Frank Stella, Galerie René Ziegler, Zürich, Switzerland
Frank Stella, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA ; travelling show: Hayward Gallery, London, United-Kingdom; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

1969
Frank Stella, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Porto Rico
Recent Paintings by Frank Stella, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA

1968
Frank Stella, Recent Paintings and Drawings, Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, USA
Frank Stella, Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Frank Stella, Recent, David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Frank Stella, Bennington College, New Gallery, Bennington, USA

1967
Frank Stella, Galerie Bischofscberger, Zürich, Switzerland

1966
Frank Stella, David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella - A Selection of Paintings and Recent Drawings, Kasmin Limited, London, United-Kingdom

1965
Frank Stella in an Exhibition of New York, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1964
Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA
Frank Stella, Galerie Lawrence, Paris, France
Frank Stella Recent Paintings, Kasmin Limited, London, United-Kingdom
The Shaped Canvas, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

1963
Frank Stella, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 1962 Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA

1961
Frank Stella, Galerie Lawrence, Paris, France

1960
Frank Stella, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA

1959
Frank Stella, Malden Public Library, Malden, USA
2016  
Frank Stella: i synagogi dawnej Polski and Synagogues of Historic Poland. Warsaw: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, 2016, text by Artur Tanikowski.

2015  
Frank Stella: A Retrospective. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015.text by Michael Auping.

2013 
Frank Stella: American Abstract Artist (Crescent Moon Publishing, UK); text by James Pearson 
Frank Stella Shaped Canvases (Grin Verlag, Munich); text by Tina Pfab 2012 Frank Stella: The Retrospective Works 1958-2012 (Hatje Cantz, Germany); 
essays by Holger Broker, Markus Bruderlin, Gregor Stemmrich, et al. Masterworks, from Degas to Rosenquist (Acquavella Galleries, New York) Frank Stella Paintings: Black Aluminum Copper (L & M Arts, New York); essays by Robert Pincus-Wittin, Katy Siegal Stella  
 
2011 
Frank Stella Connections (Ed.Hatje Cantz, Ben Tufnell Germany); essays by Robert Hobbs, Tom Hunt, Karen Wilken, et al.  
 
2010 
Frank Stella: Irregluar Polygons, 1965-66 (Hood Museum of Art, Hanover); text by Brian P. Kennedy  
 
2007 
Frank Stella: Painting into Architecture (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York); text by Paul Goldbereger
Black Paintings: Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko, Frank Stella (Hatje Cantz, Berlin); text by Stephanie Rosenthal  
 
2006 
Frank Stella 1958 (Yale University Press, New Haven); essays by Harry Cooper, Megan R. Luke  
 
2002 
Henrich von Kleist by Frank Stella (Wlather Konig, Germany); essays by Wolfram Hogrebe, Franz-Joachim Verspohl, Robert K. Wallace, Martin Warnke
Frank Stella at Two Thousand: Changing the Rules (Museum of Contemporary Art, New York); text by Boonie Clearwater, Frank Stella  
 
2001 
Frank Stella: Schriften/Writings (Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walther Konig); text by Frank Stella, Franz-Joachim Verspohl  
 
2000 
Frank Stella's Moby Dick Series (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor); text by Robert K. Wallace  
 
1997 
Frank Stella at Tyler Graphics (Walker Art Center, Minneapolis); text by Siri Engberg, Frank Stella  
 
1996 
Frank Stella Imaginary Places II (Imaginary Places) (Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco); text by Frank Stella, Tyler Graphics  
 
1995 
Frank Stella: An Illustrated Biography (Rizzoli, New York); text by Sidney Guberman  
 
1993 
Frank Stella: Engravings, Domes and Deckle Edges (Moby Dick) (Distributed Art Pub Inc., New York); text by Frank Stella  
 
1990 
Frank Stella: New Works (Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm); text by Frank Stella  
 
1988 
Frank Stella: 1970-1987 (The Museum of Modern Art, New York); edited by William Rubin 
Frank Stella: The circuits prints (Walker Art Center, Minneapolis); text by Frank Stella 
 
1986 
Frank Stella Paintings, 1958-1965: A Catalogue Raisonne (Workman Pub Co, New York); text by Lawrence Rubin
Working Space: Frank Stella, The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures (Harvard University Press, Cambridge); text by Frank Stella  
 
1984 
Frank Stella: The Swan Engravings (Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth); text by Frank Stella  
 
1983 
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonne, 1967-1982 (Hudson Hills Press, Manchester); text by Richard H. Axsom
Frank Stella: Fourteen prints with drawings, collages, and working proofs (Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton); text by Judith Goldman  
 
1982 
Frank Stella Prints: 1967 - 1982 (University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor); text by Richard H. Axsom  
 
1978 
Frank Stella (Modern Museum of Art, New York); text by William S. Rubin 1976 Frank Stella: The Black Paintings (Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore); text by Brenda Richardson, Tom Freudenheim

1970 
Frank Stella (The Museum of Modern Art, New York); text by William Rubin 
Frank Stella: A Retrospective Exhibition - Hayward Gallery, London, 25 July to 31 August, 1970 (Arts Council of Great Britain, Manchester); text by Frank Stella
Frank Stella (New Art) (Penguin Books Ltd., New York); text by Robert Rosenblum  
 
1965 
Three American Painters (Fogg Art Museum, New York); text by Michael Fried 
 

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