Morris Louis
Alpha Pi, 1961, 102 1/2 x 177 in. (260.4 x 449.6 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du417

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Collection:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States. Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1967

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 167; E 297): New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art (cat. no. 244, color, p. 91), 1969–70; (bw, p. 206), 1975–76

(E 180): Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, September–November 1970



References:

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

The Centennial Celebration of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1870–1970 (1969), color, pp. 10–11

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 144

Wilmerding, John, ed., The Genius of American Painting (New York: Morrow, 1973), bw, p. 310

(B 325): Bannard 1974, color, p. 20

(B 327): Calas 1974, bw, p. 132

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975 (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975), bw, p. 206

Selz, Peter, Art in Our Times (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1981), color no. 1251

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 116, cat. no. 417, color, p.171

(B 464): Fried 1998, color pl. 4

(B 475): Humblet 2003, color, p. 155

Fenton, Terry, About Pictures (Canada: Hagios Press, 2009), color, p. 216-217

Van Voolen, Edward, 50 Jewish Artists You Should Know (Munich and London: Prestel Publishing, 2011)



ML number:
ML 3-91