Morris Louis
Alpha Tau, 1960-1961, 102 1/2 x 234 in. (260.4 x 594.4 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du397

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Collection:
Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri, United States. Purchase: Funds given by the Shoenberg Foundation, Inc., 1968

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 142): New York: Museum of Modern Art; Paris: Grand Palais; Zurich: Kunsthaus; London: Tate Gallery (cat. no. 25, color, p. 39), 1968–69

(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. 21, color, p. 103), 2006-2008



References:

(B 199): Ashton 1968, bw, p. 92

(B 201)City Art Museum of St. Louis Bulletin 1968, bw, p. 2, comm., p. 3

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 140

Betti, Claudia W., and Sale, Teel, Drawing: A Contemporary Approach (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980), ill., p. 167

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 111, cat. no. 397, color, p. 169



ML number:
ML 3-98