Frank Stella

Born 1936

Title: Moby Dick
Medium: Mixed media, silkscreen, lithograph, linoleum block
Size: 73 5/8" x 54 5/8"
Movement: Contemporary
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Frank Stella, Ahab




Born in Malden, MA

Studied Painting under Patrick Morgan, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Studied History and Art History under Stephen Greene and William Seitz, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Moved to New York, NY

First Prize, International Biennial Exhibition of Paintings, Tokyo, Japan

Awarded the Claude M. Fuess Distinguished Service Award, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

New York City Mayor’s Award for Arts and Culture, New York, NY
Medal for Painting, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
Honorary Fellowship, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

Appointed the Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Honorary Doctor of Arts, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Award of American Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Honorary Degree, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Honorary Degree, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government

Awarded the Barnard Medal of Distinction

Gold Medal for Graphic Art Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

Gold Medal of the National Arts Club, New York, NY

Received the 2009 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama at an East Room ceremony at the White House on February 25, 2010

Lives and works in New York, NY


Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Philadelphia Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
The Tate, London, England
Vancouver Art Museum, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura, Japan
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
Baltimore Museum, Baltimore, MD
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX