Frank Stella: Black, Aluminum, and Copper PaintingsExhibition

Frank Stella: Black, Aluminum, and Copper Paintings

"I would like the paintings to be their own justification, so that anything asked of them would be irrelevant."
- Frank Stella

L&M Arts is privileged to present Frank Stella: Black, Aluminum, and Copper Paintings. This exhibition has been conceived and organized with the support of the artist, and features works dating from 1958 to 1962 on loan from: Glenstone; The Menil Collection; The Philip Johnson Glass House; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; National Gallery of Art; Whitney Museum of American Art; the collection of the artist; and private collections.

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Selected Press

GalleristNY | The 30 Best Exhibitions of 2012

December 18, 2012

A museum-quality show of perfect-feeling austere paintings, made when Stella was just out of Princeton.

Copper | Frank Stella: Copper and Canvas Converge

July 1, 2012

A recent exhibition of the great American painter, printmaker and sculptor Frank Stella at the L&M Arts …

on-verge | Review: Frank Stella at L&M Arts

June 15, 2012

Hindsight is 20/20, but only because it cannot look forward. It’s not true that Frank Stella’s work …

Observer | The One That Got Away: ‘Picasso and Françoise Gilot: Paris-Vallauris, 1943– 1953’ at Gagosian and Frank Stella at L&M Arts

May 29, 2012

PABLO PICASSO WAS 61 when he met Françoise Gilot, a pretty 23-year-old art student, in a Parisian café …

Hyperallergic | Cosmic Comic: Frank Stella’s Fine Disregard

May 26, 2012

The first thing I noticed about Frank Stella’s classic “pinstripe” paintings from the late 1950s-early …

New York Magazine | Review

May 14, 2012

WHERE MINIMALISM BEGAN In the late fifties, Frank Stella commenced making paintings that essentially …

Bloomberg | Million-Dollar Art Not for Sale by Stella, Twombly

May 9, 2012

The Twombly works are not for sale. Neither art the Frank Stella paintings in the museum-like show conceived …

Art Observed | Frank Stella 'Black Aluminum Copper' at L&M Arts

April 30, 2012

15 of Frank Stella‘s important early works are on display in Black Aluminum Copper at L&M Arts …

Wall Street Journal | On Supermen and Airships

April 27, 2012

Frank Stella (b. 1936) had a significant epiphany at the precocious age of 22 when he decided to make …

The New York Times | Laying the Tracks Others Followed

April 26, 2012

The handsome show of Frank Stella’s early paintings at L&M Arts could not be better timed. Abstract …

TimeOut New York | Frank Stella, "Black, Aluminum, Copper Paintings"

April 4, 2012

This show travels back to Mad Men–era New York, when a young and brash Frank Stella—who’d yet to …