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Point of Pines by 
																	Frank Stella

Frank Stella

( American, 1936 )

Point of Pines

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Materials:

enamel on canvas

Measurements:

84.84 in. (215.50 cm.) (height) by 109.49 in. (278.10 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and titled 'F. Stella Point of Pines' (on the stretcher)

Exhibited:

New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Leo Castelli: Ten Years, February 1967. Mayagüez, University of Puerto Rico, Frank Stella, April 1969. Andover, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, 7 Decades, 1900-1970: 7 Group Shows—Paintings and Sculptures by Alumni of Phillips Academy, May-July 1969. New York, Museum of Modern Art; London, Hayward Gallery; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Pasadena Art Museum; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Frank Stella, March 1970-May 1971, p. 35 (New York, illustrated in color); no. 5 (Toronto) Baltimore Museum of Art, Frank Stella: The Black Paintings, November 1976-January 1977, p. 65 (illustrated). Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Frank Stella: Black Paintings 1958-1960, Cones and Pillars 1984-1987, November 1988-February 1989, p. 45, no. 11 (illustrated in color). New York, L & M Arts, Frank Stella: Black, Aluminum, Copper Paintings, April-June 2012, pp. 40-41 (illustrated in color).

Literature:

L. Rubin, Frank Stella: Paintings 1958 to 1965, A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1986, pp. 86-87 (illustrated in color). Frank Stella, exh. cat., Madrid, Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 1995, p. 35 (illustrated in color). Black Paintings: Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko, Frank Stella, exh. cat., Munich, Haus der Kunst, 2006, pp. 49, 103 and 203, no. 82 (illustrated in color). R. Smith, "Laying the Tracks Others Followed: Frank Stella’s Early Work at L&M Arts," New York Times, 27 April 2012, p. C25 (installation view illustrated in color).

Provenance:

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York Private collection, New York Collection of the artist, circa 1968 Dominique Lévy Gallery, Geneva Acquired from the above by the present owner

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