Frank Stella's Prints

Wed Dec 7 (full schedule below)
de Young Museum
9:30am - 5:15pm
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Frank Stella's Prints
November 5, 2016 – June 25, 2017

Frank Stella’s Prints highlights the American artist’s experimental printmaking over a twenty-five-year period starting in 1967, the year he began working in the medium. Examples are drawn from the Anderson Collection of Graphic Arts held in the Fine Arts Museums’ Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts and loans from Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson. Though he came to printmaking somewhat reluctantly, Frank Stella (b. 1936) eventually discovered its potential and has continued with the form. He began with lithography, making prints that expand upon formal concerns he explored in his painting practice such as scale, surface, and texture. The artist later incorporated additional print processes into his practice.

Image Credit: Frank Stella, Bonne Bay, from the Newfoundland Series, 1970. Color lithograph and screenprint, 38 x 70 in. Printed by Stuart Henderson and Ron McPherson (lithography) and Jeff Wasserman (screenprinting). Published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Anderson Graphic Arts Collection, gift of the Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson Charitable Foundation, 1996.74.465 © 2016 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA
Wed Dec 7 (9:30am - 5:15pm)
Thu Dec 8 (9:30am - 5:15pm)
Fri Dec 9 (9:30am - 5:15pm)
Sat Dec 10 (9:30am - 5:15pm)
Sun Dec 11 (9:30am - 5:15pm)


  1. de Young Museum
    50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA