Biography

EDUCATION

1950–54 Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
1954–58 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 
“Frank Stella – Abstract Narration,” Galerie Der Stadt Tuttlingen, Tuttlingen, Germany
“Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking,” Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton,
NY and Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
“Recent Work,” Spruth Magers, Los Angeles, CA
“Racers: Larry Poons and Frank Stella,” Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

2017 
“Richard Meier and Frank Stella: Space & Form,” Meier Gallery, Surfside, FL
“Frank Stella on Paper,” Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
“Frank Stella: Experiment and Change,” NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
“Frank Stella: Recent Work,” Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
“Frank Stella,” Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella Prints: A Retrospective,” Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
“Frank Stella,” Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
“Frank Stella: Works from three decades,” Galerie Hans Strelow, Düsseldorf, Germany and
Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
“Frank Stella & Larry Bell,” Boesky West, Aspen, CO

2016 
“Frank Stella,” Sprüth Magers, Berlin, Germany
“Frank Stella: Circuit Prints,” Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art, New York, NY
“Frank Stella and the Synagogues of Old Poland,” POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews,
Warsaw, Poland
“Frank Stella Print: A Retrospective,” Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI;
Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy, Andover, MA and Montgomery Museum of
Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL

2015 
“Frank Stella: Recent Work,” Leeahn Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
“Frank Stella Sculpture – One Man Show,” Gary Nader Art Centre, New York, NY
“Frank Stella: A Retrospective,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Modern Art
Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX and de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
“Frank Stella: Shape as Form,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella Paintings & Drawings,” Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
“Inflated Star and Wood Star,” Annenberg Courtyard, Royal Academy, London, United Kingdom
and Artzuid, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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“Frank Stella,” Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2014 
“Frank Stella Sculpture,” Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella Big Works in Progress,” More Gallery, Giswil, Switzerland

2013 
“Frank Stella,” Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 
“Frank Stella. The Retrospective,” Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
“Works 1958-2012,” FreedmanArt, New York, NY,

2011 
“Frank Stella Geometric Variations,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella: Connections,” Haunch of Venison, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella: Recent Work,” Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen, Tuttlingen, Germany and FriedrichSchiller- Universitat Jena, Jena, Germany
“Stella Sounds: The Scarlatti K Series,” The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
“Stella & Calatrava,” Neue Nationalagalerie, Berlin, Germany and Museo Pablo Serrano, Zaragoza,
Spain

2010 
“Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons, 1965-66,” Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
and Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

2009 
“Frank Stella: Polychrome Relief,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Moby Dick: Frank Stella and Herman Melville,” Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

2009 
“Polychrome Relief,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Moby Dick: Frank Stella and Herman Melville,” Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

2008 
”Frank Stella,” Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
“Polygons to Printmaking: The Work of Frank Stella, 1958 – 1997,” Princeton University Art
Museum. Princeton, NJ

2007 
”Frank Stella,” Gallery Ficher Rohr, Basel, Switzerland
“Frank Stella on the Roof,” The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art,
New York, NY
“Frank Stella: Painting into Architecture,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
“Frank Stella: New Work,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella,” Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany

2006 
“Frank Stella 1958,” Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, MA;
Menil Collection, Houston, TX and Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
“Frank Stella: Black Paintings,” Hausderkunst, Munich, Germany
“Frank Stella,” Gallery Thomas, Munich, Germany
“Frank Stella: Collages and Related Sculpture from the von Kleist Series,” Jacobson Howard Gallery,
New York, NY
“Frank Stella: Major Works from the von Kleist Series,” Danese Gallery, New York, NY

2005 
“Frank Stella,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 “Frank Stella,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella’s Moby Dick Series Prints,” National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile
“Frank Stella,” Waddington Galleries, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella’s Moby Dick Series Prints,” Museum of Latin American Art, Collection Constantini,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2004 
“Frank Stella - A Breakthrough in Abstraction - Exotic Birds,” Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella, Moby Dick and Imaginary Places,” Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland
“What You See Is What You See: Frank Stella and the Anderson Collection at SFMOMA,” San
Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
“Frank Stella,” Galerie Terminus, Munich, Germany
“Frank Stella: New Works,” McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

2003 
“Frank Stella,” The Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
“Frank Stella,” Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United Kingdom
 “Frank Stella: Recent Work,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella,” IWATE Museum of Art, Morioka City, Japan

2002 
“Frank Stella ‘Hacilar 1999-2001’,” Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY

2001 
“Heinrich von Kleist by Frank Stella,” JENOPTIK AG, Jena, Germany; Roemer-und PelizaeusMuseum, Hildesheim, Germany; Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany; Galerie Akira
Ikeda, Berlin, Germany and Singapore Tyler Print Institute Limited (STPI), Singapore
“Frank Stella,” Galerie Hans Strelow, Duesseldorf, Germany
“Frank Stella: Recent Work,” Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella. Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University,” Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University,
Stanford, CA

2000 
“Frank Stella,” Waddington Galleries, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella: Recent Paintings and Sculpture,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Frank Stella. Recent Works,” Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Frank Stella. Love Letters and Correspondence” Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY

1999 
“Frank Stella at two thousand. Changing the Rules,” Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami,
North Miami, FL
 “Frank Stella: Easel Paintings,” Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella: New Work,” Sperone Westwater, New York, NY

1998 
“Frank Stella: New Paintings,” Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella and Kenneth Tyler - A Unique 30-Year Collaboration,” Kawamura Memorial
Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
“Frank Stella at Tyler Graphics,” Addison Gallery of America Art, Andover, MA

1997 
“Stella in Studio: The Public Art of Frank Stella, 1982 -1997,” Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston,
Houston, TX
“Frank Stella: New Sculpture,” Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella,” City Museum of Art, Kagoshima, Japan
“Frank Stella: Juam,” State I from Imaginary Places. Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, NY

1996 
“Frank Stella,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
“Frank Stella,” Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
“Frank Stella. New Sculpture Hudson River Valley Series,” JENOPTIK AG, Jena, Germany

1995 
“Frank Stella,” L’Usine, Dijion, France
“Frank Stella: New Sculpture,” Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Frank Stella: Imaginary Places, New Paintings and Prints,” Knoedler Gallery, New York, NY
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“Frank Stella: New Works,” Wetterling Teo Gallery, Singapore

1994 
“Frank Stella: Imaginary Places New Work: Painting, Relief, and Sculpture,” Waddington Galleries,
London, United Kingdom

1992 
“Frank Stella: Sculpture and Collage,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Frank Stella: New Work: Projects and Sculpture,” Knoedler Gallery, New York, NY

1990 
“Frank Stella,” Municipal Museum of Art and Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Kitakyushu,
Japan

1989 
“Frank Stella: The Waves,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
“Frank Stella: New Work,” Knoedler Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella: 1970 – 1987,” Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
“Frank Stella: Waves II,” Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Frank Stella: Waves,” Waddington Graphics, London, United Kingdom

1988 
“Frank Stella: 1970 – 1987,” Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Frank Stella: Reliefs,” James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Frank Stella: Waves,” Nan Miller Gallery, Rochester, NY
“Frank Stella: Black Paintings, 1958 – 1960, Cones and Pillars,” Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany

1987 
“Frank Stella: 1970 – 1987,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1986 
“Frank Stella: New Reliefs,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1985 
“Frank Stella. Relief Paintings,” M. Knoedler & Co. New York, NY
“Frank Stella,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Frank Stella. Ceramic Reliefs and Steel Reliefs,” Knoedler Gallery, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella. Works 1979 – 1985 and New Graphics,” Institute of Contemporary Arts, London,
United Kingdom

1983 
“Frank Stella. Polish Wooden Synagogues – Constructions from the 1970s,” The Jewish Museum,
New York, NY
“Resource / Response / Reservoir. Stella Survey 1959 – 1982,” San Francisco Museum of
Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
“Frank Stella – Works from the Permanent Collection,” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
“Frank Stella. Reliefs,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Focus on Frank Stella. Nasielk II, A polish Wooden Synagogue Construction,” Hebrew Union
College, Los Angeles, CA
“Frank Stella. Selected Works,” Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge,
MA
 “Frank Stella. Recent Work,” M. Knoedler AG, Zurich, Switzerland

1982 
“Frank Stella. New Reliefs,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
“Frank Stella,” Knoedler Gallery, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella. From Start to Finish,” Addison Gallery of American Art. Phillips Academy, Andover,
MA
“Frank Stella. Working Drawings from the Artist’s Collection,” Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of
Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

1981 
“Frank Stella / Works. Painting, Drawing and Maquettes,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
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“Frank Stella. Metal Reliefs,” Knoedler & Co., New York, NY
“Frank Stella. New York,” Galerie Hans Strelow, Dusseldorf, Germany

1980 
“Frank Stella. Paintings and Prints,” Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
“Frank Stella,” Koh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Frank Stella. Works on Paper,”Knoedler Gallery, London, United Kingdom
“Frank Stella. Recent Works,” Galerie Valeur, Nagoya, Japan
“Frank Stella. peintures 1970 – 1979,” Centre d’Arts Plastiques Contemporains de Bordeaux,
Bordeaux, France
“Frank Stella. Working Drawings/Zeichungen 1956 – 1970,” Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
“Frank Stella,” Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

1979 
“Indian Birds. Painted Reliefs,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella. The Indian Bird Maquettes,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
“Frank Stella. 8 Drawings. 1976 Sketch Variation / 1977 Exotic Bird Series,” Galerie Valeur,
Nagoya, Japan

1978 
“Stella Since 1970,” Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX; Newport Art Museum, Newport
Beach, CA; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Vancouver Art Gallery,
Vancouver, Canada; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Mississippi Art Museum,
Jackson, MS; Denver Art Museums, Denver, CO and Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
“Frank Stella,” Galerie Valeur, Nagoya, Japan
“Frank Stella. The Series within a Series,” School of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Museum, New
York, NY

1977 
“Frank Stella. Werke 1958 – 1976,” Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, West Germany
“Frank Stella. Paintings and Recent Prints,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Frank Stella. Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, 1959 – 1977,” Knoedler Gallery, London, United
Kingdom

1976 
“Frank Stella. Paintings and Graphics.” Sears Bank and Trust Company, Chicago, IL
“Frank Stella. Neue Reliefbilder – Bilder und Graphik,” Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
 “Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella. Recent Paintings,” M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY
“Frank Stella. The Black Paintings,” Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
“Frank Stella. An Historical Selection,” David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1975 
“Frank Stella. Variations on the Square 1960 – 1974,” Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, TX
“Frank Stella. Recent Paintings,” Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
“Frank Stella,” Galleria dell’Areite, Milan, Italy
“Frank Stella. High-Relief Aluminum,” Ace Venice, Venice, CA
“Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1974 
“Frank Stella. Recent Works,” Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR; Henry Gallery,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Ace Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
“Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1973 
“Frank Stella,” Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

1971 
“Frank Stella,” David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada
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1970 
“Frank Stella,” Galerie René Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland
“Frank Stella,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom;
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA and Art Gallery
of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

1969 
“Frank Stella,” University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR
“Recent Paintings by Frank Stella,” Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
“Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1968 
“Frank Stella, Recent Paintings and Drawings,” Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington,
D.C.
“Frank Stella,” Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Frank Stella. Recent,” David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
“Frank Stella,” New Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1967 
“Frank Stella,” Galerie Bischofsberger, Zürich, Switzerland

1966 
“Frank Stella,” David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada
“Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella – A Selection of Paintings and Recent Drawings,” Kasmin Limited, London, United
Kingdom

1965 
“Frank Stella in an Exhibition of New York,” Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1964 
“Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
“Frank Stella,” Galerie Lawrence, Paris, France
“Frank Stella Recent Paintings,” Kasmin Limited, London, United Kingdom
“The Shaped Canvas,” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1963 
“Frank Stella,” Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1962 
“Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1961 
“Frank Stella,” Galerie Lawrence, Paris, France

1960 
“Frank Stella,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1959 
“Frank Stella,” Malden Public Library, Malden, MA


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Hishhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura, Japan
Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Tate, London, UK
The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY