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Marriage of Reason and Squalor

Accession Number
2010/2.25

Title
Marriage of Reason and Squalor

Artist(s)
Frank Stella

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1967

Medium & Support
lithograph on Paper

Dimensions
14 15/16 in x 21 7/8 in (38 cm x 55.6 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson

Subject matter
Frank Stella began making prints in 1967 in collaboration with Kenneth Tyler at Gemini G.E.L. in Los Angeles. This lithograph is part of his small print series, "Black Series I," that were derived from his earlier stripe paintings from 1958-59.

Physical Description
This print shows a black horizontal rectangle in the lower left portion of an off-white background. The rectangle is divided in half and each side has a pattern of stripes that create the appearance of inverted u-shaped forms stacked one on top of the other.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Rights
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Keywords
geometric abstraction
geometric patterns
lithographs

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Marriage
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