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Frank Stella
THRUXTON 3X 
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 USD
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161
Frank Stella
THRUXTON 3X 
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Frank Stella
B. 1936
THRUXTON 3X 
oil, oilstick, glitter and lacquer on etched magnesium
75 by 81 1/2 by 15 in. 190.5 by 207 by 38.1 cm.
Executed in 1982. 
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Provenance

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Private Collection, Honolulu (acquired from the above in May 1983)
Christie's, New York, 17 May 2007, Lot 202
Private Collection, Seattle
Private Collection, New York
Dunbar Fine Art, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in April 2013

Exhibited

New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Frank Stella: 1970-1987, October 1987 - August 1989, p. 108, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"The gradual change from planar surfaces to more volumetric surfaces is a topological problem, basically the exploration of more intricate or more complicated surfaces to be worked on, i.e. painted on. The expansion of surfaces available to abstraction is what has kept me going."
Frank Stella

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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