FRANK STELLA (b. 1936)

FRANK STELLA (b. 1936)

Playskool Screen

incised with signature, number and date F. Stella '83 3/5 on a plaque affixed to the underside--acrylic and enamel on aluminium and steel
40 x 47 x 29in. (101.6 x 119.4 x 73.6cm.)

This is number three from an edition of five.
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston

Lot Essay

Playskool Series, beginning in 1982, is named for a line of children's toys; these reliefs incorporate such found, readymade objects as punctured metal strips, wire mesh, and wooden dowels. (Frank Stella 1970-1987, W. Rubin, p. 156)