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STELLA, Frank

Sinjerli Variation 1a

Stock Code
101732
1977
£12,500

Stella created this series of works that combined lithography and screenprinting, basing the colors and compositions from paintings from his famed 'Protractor Series' created between 1967-71. Works from this era are immediately recognizable for their circular forms divided by two protractors, each composed of interlocking and overlapping bands of color.
In the 'Sinjerli' prints, similar to most of their successors, Stella places his composition towards the lower left part of the paper. Interestingly this the last time he uses this signature positioning. As for the production complexity, these prints also seem to appear as if they were created with marker or pencil-crayon. This illusion was realized by 4 runs using aluminum plates sectioned into 27 elements.
The 'Sinjerli' works are notable as Stella combines both complimentary and discordant colors together. The works invite the viewer to inspect how colors are stacked and how such combinations are mirrored or challenged in

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Description

Lithograph and screenprint in colours, 1977, on Arches Cover Paper, signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 100, published by Petersburg Press, New York., 81.3 × 107.3cm (32 by 42¼ inches), framed 91.5 x 118cm.

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