Morris Louis
Pillar of Fire, 1961, 92 x 47 5/8 in. (233.7 x 121.0 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Present location unknown [2012]

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

The Abrams Family Collection, New York

Sotheby's, New York (sale 5842, lot 71), 2 May 1989

Christie's, New York (sale 8170, lot 9), 3 May 1995

Christie's, New York (sale 1078, lot 57), 14 May 2002



Exhibitions:

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

(E 48): Seattle World’s Fair (cat. no. 38), 1962

(E 50): Waltham, Massachusetts: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1962

(E 76): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Minneapolis: Walker Art Center; Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario (cat. no. 59), 1964

(E 104): New York: Jewish Museum (cat. no. 80), 1966

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 43, color, p. 64), 1967



References:

Artforum, September 1962, bw, p. 30

(B 196)Time 1967, color, p. 73

(B 202): Coplans 1968, bw, p. 72

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 155

(B 257): Hudson 1970, color, p. 15

Hunter, Sam, and Jacobus, John, American Art of the Twentieth Century (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972), bw, p. 323

Hunter, Sam, and Jacobus, John, Modern Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1976), color, p. 288

(B 401): Ayers 1982, bw, p. 46

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 45, cat. no. 431, color, p. 172

(B 418): Elderfield 1986, bw, p. 79

(B 455): Buretel 1996, bw, p. 20

Murakami, Haruki, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (Japan: BungeishunjÅ«, 2013; Torino, Italy: Einaudi, 2014), color, cover



ML number:
ML 5-14