Shards III, 1983

  • Frank Stella, American, born 1936

Mixed media on aluminum

  • Framed: Overall: 136 1/2 × 119 3/4 × 24 1/2 inches (3 m 46.7 cm × 304.2 cm × 62.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund, Friends of Modern Art Fund, Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman Fund, Walter Buhl Ford II Fund, General Endowment Fund and Benson Ford Fund

1983.35

Department

Contemporary Art after 1950

  • Abstraction
  • Collage
  • Relief
  • High relief
  • Mixed media
  • Aluminum
  • Pantograph
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Collage
  • Relief

Provenance

1983-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report (1984): p. 10, (fig. 7). "La Chronique des Arts, Principales Acquisitions des Musees en 1984." Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Supplement, no. 1394 (March 1985): pl. 279.

Rights Status

© 2005 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Frank Stella, Shards III, 1983, mixed media on aluminum. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund, Friends of Modern Art Fund, et al., 1983.35.