Morris Louis
Air Desired, 1959, 105 x 75 in. (266.7 x 190.5 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Private collection [2012]

Provenance:

Park International, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rubin, Bedford, New York

Private collection



Exhibitions:

(E 29): London: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1960

(E 31): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 12, dimensions reversed), 1960

(E 32): Paris: Galerie Neufville, 1960

(E 75): London: Tate Gallery (cat. no. 162, bw, p. 145), 1964

(E 88): Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum (cat. no. 6, color); Baden-Baden, Germany: Staatliche Kunsthalle (cat. no. 6, color); London: Whitechapel Art Gallery (cat. no. 6), 1965

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 26, color, p. 49), 1967

(E 141): New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968

(E 249): New York: Lawrence Rubin Gallery, 1973

(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. 123), 1986-1987



References:

(B 34): Greenberg May 1960, bw, p. 28

(B 146): Robbins 1965, bw, p. 44

(B 196)Time 1967, color, p. 73

(B 208): Kramer 1968, bw, p. 31

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 71

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 89, cat. no. 206, color, p.152

(B 455): Buretel 1996, bw, p. 18

The French & Co. Show of 1960: Originally Curated by Clement Greenberg, Revisited, (Santa Fe, New Mexico and Scottsdale, Arizona: Riva Yares Gallery, 2004), exh. cat., color pl., p.22