“What you see is what you see” (Frank Stella)

frank stella

Frank Stella will be selling some pieces from his personal collection at Christie’s. Credit The Renate, Hans & Maria Hofmann Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Christopher Gregory for The New York Times.

Explaining the works he has amassed, Mr. Stella said, “Artists collect differently from other people… I wouldn’t bother making art if I didn’t like what the people around me were doing, too. It wouldn’t be any fun.”

(Ted Loos, “The Surprising Tale of One of Frank Stella’s Black Paintings,” NYTimes, 2-17-19)

(c) 2019 JMN.

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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