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Summary

Frank Stella (born in Malden, Massachusetts) is a famous Artist from USA, he is 83 years old and still alive, born May 12, 1936.

Biography

Frank Stella is an American painter and printmaker, a pioneer of geometric, clear style in art (abstract expressionism). Since the early 60s also experimented with the shape of the canvases. His works are part of the trend of the Hard-edge painting.

He was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama in 2009.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Frank.

Related authors: Barack Obama

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Stella

Famous quotes by Frank Stella (12)


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"I was worried in the '80s that the best abstract painting had become obsessed with materiality, and painterly gestures and materiality were up against the wall"
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"When I'm painting the picture, I'm really painting a picture. I may have a flat-footed technique, or something like that, but still, to me, the thrill, or the meat of the thing, is the actual painting. I don't get any thrill out of laying it out"
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"One learns about painting by looking at and imitating other painters"
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"I don't like a lot of the stuff that goes on in the art world, but it's hard to be old and like what goes on around you"
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"But, after all, the aim of art is to create space - space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live"
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"A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere"
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"I don't like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life"
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"What you see is what you see"
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"Architecture can't fully represent the chaos and turmoil that are part of the human personality, but you need to put some of that turmoil into the architecture, or it isn't real"
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"Up until 35 I had a slightly skewed world view. I honestly believed everybody in the world wanted to make abstract paintings, and people only became lawyers and doctors and brokers and things because they couldn't make abstract paintings"
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"I want to make exalted art. A successful image has pictorial lift. I am looking for whatever is up there"
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"No art is any good unless you can feel how it's put together. By and large it's the eye, the hand and if it's any good, you feel the body. Most of the best stuff seems to be a complete gesture, the totality of the artist's body; you can really lean on it"


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