Art & Ideas Gallery Talk Harry Cooper

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Frank Stella, Cricket/Kit, 1958

Art & Ideas Gallery Talk
Harry Cooper

Frank Stella 1958

Gallery Talks

In these hour-long gallery conversations, you'll discuss the current exhibitions with artists, curators, and members of the Ohio State community.

Tue, Oct 3, 2006 1 PM

Harry Cooper, cocurator of Frank Stella 1958, offers an in-depth look at the artist's early years. Cooper is Curator of Modern Art at Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum.

image credits

Frank Stella (b. 1936)

Astoria, 1958
Enamel on canvas
8 ft. 3/4 in. x 8 ft. 3/4 in. (245.7 x 245.7 cm)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Philip Johnson, 1981
Digital image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, New York

Cricket/Kit, 1958
Mixed media assemblage
37 1/4 x 30 x 3 1/2 in. (94.6 x 76.2 x 8.9 cm)
Darby Bannard, Miami
Photo by Darby Bannard

Morro Castle, 1958
Enamel on canvas
6 ft. 7/8 in. x 8 ft. 11 7/8 in. (215 x 274 cm)
Kunstmuseum Basel, G1974.32
Photo by Martin Buhler, Kunstmuseum Basel

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

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection closes Dec 31. Don't miss the exhibition artnet named among the world's 25 "must-see shows."

Artists featured in Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Learn more about the artists represented in Transfigurations at our dedicated website. (Educators will also find curriculum resources to support their K–12 classrooms.)