Morris Louis
Tet, 1958, 95 x 153 in. (241.3 x 388.6 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du125

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Collection:
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, United States. Purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1965

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 25, color, p. 14), 1967

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 17 April - 18 May 1969

(E 166): New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 15 July - 28 September 1969

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 3 November - 7 December 1969

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 28 November 1973 - 4 February 1974

(E 291): New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 24 July - 26 October 1975

(E 317): Tokyo: Seibu Department Store (cat. no. 20, color), 1976

(E 319): Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art (cat. no. 2, color), 1976–77

(E 326): Minneapolis: Walker Art Center (cat. no. 6, color, p. 40), 1977

(E 329): New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 6 May - 24 July 1977

(E 345): New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 3 May - 10 September 1978

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 10 October 1978 - 16 September 1979

Stamford, Connecticut: Whitney Museum of American Art Stamford Branch, 4 September - 14 October 1981

(E 390): New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 28 October 1981 - (closing date unknown)

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, 18 April - 13 July 1988

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 24 October 1989 - 3 February 1991

San Jose, California: San Jose Museum of Art, 2 December 1995 - 2 February 1997

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 10 October 2002 - 2 November 2003 

(E 480): Atlanta, Georgia: High Museum of Art; San Diego, California: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (cat. no. 7, color, p. 75), 2006-2008

(E 499): New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 22 January - 19 April 2009

(E 525): New York: Mnuchin Gallery (color, pp. 45-47), 2014



References:

The Whitney Review 1964–65 (1965), color, pp. 24–25

Art in America 54, no. 5 (September–October 1966), color, pp. 40–41

(B 177): Fried February 1967, bw, p. 35

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 31

Hunter, Sam, and Jacobus, John, American Art of the Twentieth Century (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972), bw, p. 321

Catalogue of the Collection (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1974), p. 155

Drath, The Washington Dossier, October 1976, comm., p. 47

(B 369): Richard 1976, bw, p. G3

(B 372): Dorsey 1977, bw, p. D1

(B 373): Elderfield 1977, color, p. 25

(B 376): Millard 1977, comm., p. 255

Sandler, Irving, The New York School (New York: Harper & Row, 1978), bw, p. 232

Pischel-Fraschini, Gina, A World History of Art (New York: 1979), color, p. 714

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 76, cat. no. 125, color, p.144

Rothbart, Daniel, Jewish Metaphysics as Generative Principle in American Art (Naples: Ulisse e Calipso, 1994), fig. 16, bw

(B 475): Humblet 2003, color, p. 149

Lewis, Michael J., American Art and Architecture (London: Thames & Hudson World of Art, 2006), fig. 235, color, p. 274



ML number:
ML 95