Frank Stella:
A Retrospective
Whitney Museum, New York

30 October, 2015 – 7 February, 2016

The Whitney Museum of New York organizes a retrospective of the American artist Frank Stella, an exhibition that will includes approximately 100 works from his most important artworks to more rare pieces from private collections. This variety of paintings sculptures and drawings are displayed to show Stella’s conceptual and material process.

This retrospective is organized by Michael Auping, curator of the Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, in collaboration with Adam D. WeinbergCarrie Springer and Alice Pratt Brown of the Whitney Museum.

The exhibition wants to show Stella’s early works, aligned with the emerging minimalist approach but also the evolution of his career that brought him to a more complex and dynamic style thanks to the continuous investigation into the nature of abstract painting.

 

“IT’S NOT MERELY THE LENGTH OF HIS CAREER, IT IS THE INTENSITY OF HIS WORK AND HIS ABILITY
TO REINVENT HIMSELF AS AN ARTIST OVER AND OVER AGAIN OVER SIX DECADES THAT MAKE HIS CONTRIBUTION SO IMPORTANT”- ADAM D. WEINBERG