The Capital Times' Lindsay Christians interviewed Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Curator Rick Axsom about the exhibition Frank Stella Prints: A Retrospective, drawn from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation. The exhibit charts 37 years of Frank Stella's nearly 60-year career, documented in a selection of 85 prints made between 1967 and 2001.
As one of the foremost contemporary artists, Stella has been, as The Guardian put it, "frighteningly prolific."
Even now, Stella's work "blasts a hole" through print-making traditions and art history traditions, Axsom said. "He's still a force to be reckoned with," Axsom said. "He is still influential ... even to the youngest of generations."
The show opens with a talk by Frank Stella, art collector Jordan Schnitzer, curator Rick Axsom, and MMoCA director Stephen Fleischman on Friday, February 5th, at 6:30pm.
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