Morris Louis
Taper and Spread, 1959, 105 x 76 in. (266.7 x 193.0 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark. Donation: Marcella Louis Brenner/The American Federation of Arts, 1987

Provenance:

Estate of the artist



Exhibitions:

(E 31): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 11), 1960

(E 132): Washington, D.C.: Washington Gallery of Modern Art (cat. no. 5), 1967

(E 267): London: Hayward Gallery (cat. no. 27, color); Düsseldorf, Germany: Städtische Kunsthalle (cat. no. 20); Humlebæk, Denmark: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (cat. no. 10); Brussels: Palais des Beaux-Arts (cat. no. 20), 1974–75

(E 397): Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 4), 1982

(E 424): New York: André Emmerich Gallery (cat. no. 6, color), 1985

(E 437): Shiga, Japan: The Museum of Modern Art (color, p. 37, no. 6), 1986

(E 456): Malmo, Sweden: Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art (color, p. 19), 1992-1993

Oslo, Norway: Nasjonalmuseum, 13 September 2008 - 4 January 2009



References:

(B 35): D. J. 1960, comm., p. 58

(B 249): Fried 1970, bw pl. 76

(B 334): Feaver 1974, color, p. 22

(B 385): Upright [Headley] January–February 1978, color, p. 92

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 91, cat. no. 211, color, p.152

(B 418): Elderfield 1986, bw, p. 58

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. 21



ML number:
ML 4-47