Morris Louis
Untitled Number 189, 1959, 98 x 132 in. (248.9 x 335.3 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du174

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Collection:
Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, United States. Purchased with funds from the Gardner and Florence Call Cowles Foundation, 1972

Provenance:

Park International, New York

Galerie Lawrence, Paris

William S. Rubin, New York

Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 61): New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (cat. no. 6, color), 1963

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts (cat. no. 23, color, p. 47), 1967

(E 193; E 214): New York: Lawrence Rubin Gallery, 1970; 1971

(E 326): Minneapolis: Walker Art Center; Denver Art Museum; Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Art Museum; Syracuse, New York: Everson Museum of Art; Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 16, color, p. 15), 1977–78

(E 435): New York: Museum of Modern Art; Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Art Museum; Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (color, p. 115), 1986-1987

Des Moines, Iowa: Des Moines Art Center The Abstract Tradition in American Art, 7 December 1991 - 23 February 1992



References:

(B 79): Fried 1963, bw, p. 24

(B 94): Rosenblum 1963, comm., p. 24, color, p. 25

(B 146): Robbins 1965, bw, p. 45

(B 242): Baker 1970, comm., p. 62

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 74

Art Quarterly, Autumn 1972, comm., p. 323

Des Moines Art Center Bulletin, March–April 1972, cover

(B 313): Kozloff 1973, bw, p. 48

(B 371): Close 1977, color, p. 1C

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 81, cat. no. 174, color, p.148

An Uncommon Vision: The Des Moines Art Center (Iowa: Des Moines Art Center, 1998) color, p. 174

(B 480): Kertess 2006, fig. 6, color, p. 15



ML number:
ML 1-89