Morris Louis
Pungent Distances, 1961, 91 1/2 x 59 1/4 in. (232.4 x 150.5 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, back: 1961,
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Collection:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States. The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection. Gift of Muriel Kallis Newman, 2006

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection



Exhibitions:

(E 34): Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1961

(E 38): New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1961

(E 387): New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art (comm., p. 100, color, p. 101), 1981

(E 490): New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art (color, p. 189), 2007 - 2008



References:

Page, Eleanor, "She Lives in an Art Museum," Chicago Tribune, 13 September 1964, section 3, p. 3

Goldman, Judith, "Collecting in Chicago: Love Affairs with Art," Artnews, vol. 78, no. 2, February 1979, p. 49

Hess, Saturday Review, October 1980, color, p. 73

Glueck, Grace, "Met is Given a $12 Million Art Collection," New York Times, 10 December 1980, p. 21

Kramer, Hilton, "Modernist Show Moves Met Firmly into Art of 20th Century," New York Times, 22 May 1981, p. C21

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 429, color, p.172

Agee, William, "Muriel Kallis Newman: Life Among the Moderns," Architectural Digest, December 1986, p. 70