Painting into Architecture
written by Paul Goldberger
Yale University Press | ISBN 9780300131482
Paperback – 40 pages
Part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art series.
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Since the early 1990s, the American artist Frank Stella (b. 1936) has designed various architectural structures, including a band shell, pavilions, and museums. This book demonstrates how Stella's formal concerns have evolved from paintings to wall reliefs to freestanding sculptures that extend into architecture. Included are illustrations of the 25 works in the accompanying exhibition that range from small models to a portion of a building at full scale. Photographs of works by architects who have influenced Stella are also featured.