Arundel Castle

1959

Frank Stella, American, b. Malden, Massachusetts, 1936

Enamel on canvas, 121 3/8 x 73 1/8 in. (308.1 x 186.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.276

Provenance:
The artist, New York, to 25 October 1966
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 October 1966-1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
LEO CASTELLI GALLERY, New York. "Frank Stella," 27 September-5 October 1960.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Sixteen Americans," 16 December
1959-14 February 1960, p.79.
PASADENA ART MUSEUM. "Three American Painters," 6 July-3 August
1965.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-, no. 694, p.751.
BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART. "Frank Stella: The Black Paintings,"
23 November 1976-23 January 1977.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Blam! The Explosion of Pop,
Minimalism and Performance 1958-1964," 20 September-2 December 1984, p.159.
STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART. "Frank Stella: Black Paintings 1958-1960/
Cones and Pillars 1984-1987, 20 November 1988-2 December 1989, no.3 , p.126.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dark Matters," 24 January 2012-6 January 2013, no cat.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Frank Stella: A Retrospective," 30 October 2015-7 February 2016. [did not tour]

Published References:
UNSIGNED. Oberlin Bulletin 17:1 (Fall 1959), pp.18-19.
HAMILTON, GEORGE HEARD. "Painting in Contemporary America," Burlington
Magazine 102 (May 1960), fig.9; pp. 195. 197.
RUBIN, WILLIAM S. Frank Stella (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1970), pp. 44-45, 156.
LERNER, ABRAM et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York:
Abrams, 1974), p. 477, 751.
WARD, MARY MARTHA. "Frank Stella," Arts Magazine 51/4 (December 1976).
RUBIN, LAWRENCE. Frank Stella Paintings 1958 to 1965: A Catalogue Raisonee (New
York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1986) no. 31, p. 10-11, 64.
CARRIER, DAVID. Artwriting (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1987)
pl.16.
WALLOCK, LEONARD ed. New York: Culture Capital of the World 1940-1965:
Essays by Dore Ashton et al. (New York: Rizzoli, 1988)
GIBSON, ERIC. "Museum Pursues New Look," Washington Times, 20 December 1992.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (New York: in association
with Harry N. Abrams, 1996) p. 96.
MEYER, JAMES SIMPSON. Minimalism (London: Phaidon, 2000).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Formalist Abstraction