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Between and Mortarboard

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Marriage of Reason and Squalor

Accession Number

Marriage of Reason and Squalor

Frank Stella

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
lithograph on Paper

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

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geometric abstraction
geometric patterns

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