Quaqua! Attaccati La!

1985

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

Oil, urethane enamel, flourescent alkyd, acrylic and printing ink on canvas, etched magnesium, aluminum and fiberglass, 163 3/4 X 179 1/2 X 21 1/8 IN. (415.9 X 455.9 X 53.6 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1985

Accession Number: 85.29

Provenance:
Purchased from M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1985

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC. Recent Acquisitions: 1983-1986, 17 November 1986-1 March 1987, p. 8.

Published References:
PONS-SEGUIN, GERARD and RUPERT SCHMID and DANIEL TEMPLON.
ArtStudio (Promotional Material) no.1, 1986, Paris, cover.
UNSIGNED. "La Chronique des Arts: Principales Acquisitions des Musees en 1985,"
Gazette des Beaux-Arts, no.1406, (March 1986), p.43.
RUBIN, WILLIAM STANLEY. Frank Stella: 1980-1987 (New York: Museum of
Modern Art, 1987). (No indication that it was in the exhibition, just that it was reproduced for the book.)
LYON, CHRISTOPHER. "Frank Stella's Working Space," The Museum of Modern Art
Members Quarterly (Fall 1987) p.1, 4.
UNSIGNED. "The State of Museums," Museum News, March/April 1988, cover.
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. Toward Civilization: Overview from a
Report on Arts Education (May 1988) p.32.
BARRAT, JOHN. "Frank Stella Papers Enhance Archives of American Art Collections,"
Smithsonian Institution Research Reports no. 75 (Winter 1994) p. 3.
HELLER, NANCY G. Why a Painting is Like a Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and
Enjoying Modern Art (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002).
*Visit a Museum with Your Own Way, an Asian Publication, p.66.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Formalist Abstraction