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Minimalism and Meaning-Making: The Self-Referentialism of Frank Stella’s Black Paintings

Written by Erin Havens, Edited by Gabby Marcuzzie Herie
In 1959, Frank Stella unveiled his Black Paintings series at the Museum of Modern Art. Rejecting the tendencies du jour of Abstract Expressionism, Stella shocked and bewildered both critics and viewers with the bleak, repetitive systems of his Black Paintings.

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