Morris Louis
Omega IV, 1959-1960, 144 x 104 3/8 in. (365.8 x 265.1 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 192): New York: Whitney Museum of American Art (color, cover, incorrectly labeled Omega I), 1970

(E 267): London: Hayward Gallery (cat. no. 23, color); Düsseldorf, Germany: Städtische Kunsthalle (cat. no. 16, color); Humlebæk, Denmark: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (cat. no. 11); Brussels: Palais des Beaux-Arts (cat. no. 16, color), 1974–75

(E 356): Los Angeles: Asher/Faure Gallery, 1979

(E 366): Jerusalem: Israel Museum; Tel Aviv Museum (cat. no. 10), 1980–81

(E 456): Malmo, Sweden: Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art (color, p. 25), 1992-1993

Lisbon, Portugal: Expo' 98, 12 February - 21 May 1998

(E 494): Basel, Switzerland: Fondation Beyeler (fig. 66, color, p. 119), 2008

Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France: Musée Matisse Une réception abstraite Etats-Unis / Europe 1948-1968 (color, p. 179), 15 March - 17 June 2009



References:

(B 250): Glueck 1970, bw, p. 38

(B 263): Moffett 1970, bw, p. 44, comm., p. 45

Lewis, Art Week, 16 June 1972, bw, p. 16

(B 344): Russell 1974, bw, p. 25

(B 401): Ayers 1982, bw, p. 45

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 23, cat. no. 256, color, p.156

(B 418): Elderfield 1986, bw, p. 59



ML number:
ML 2-55