Morris Louis
Hot Half, 1962, 63 1/8 x 63 1/8 in. (160.3 x 160.3 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, back: “Hot Half” M Louis 62,
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Collection:
Private collection [2015]

Provenance:

Estate of the artist

Christie's, New York (sale 2480, lot 69), 8 November 2011

Private collection, Los Angeles, California



Exhibitions:

(E 44): New York: André Emmerich Gallery (color, cover), 1962

(E 71): Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art (cat. no. 13), 1964

(E 114): Cleveland Museum of Art, 1967

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 53, bw, p. 72), 1967

(E 167): New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art (cat. no. 247, bw, p. 227), 1969–70

(E 435): New York: Museum of Modern Art; Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Art Museum; Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (color, p. 173), 1986-1987

(E 452): Milan, Italy: Padiglione d’arte contemporanea (color pl.), 1990

(E 462): Grenoble, France: Musée de Grenoble; Münster, Germany: Westfälisches Landesmuseum (color, p. 96), 1996

(E 473): Scottsdale, Arizona and Santa Fe, New Mexico: Riva Yares Gallery (color, p. 22), 2001

(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. 28, color, p. 117), 2006-2008

(E 527): Santa Fe, New Mexico: Yares Art Projects (color), 2014



References:

(B 146): Robbins 1965, color, p. 51

(B 177): Fried February 1967, bw, p. 39, comm., p. 40

(B 202): Coplans 1968, bw, p. 76

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 11

(B 257): Hudson 1970, bw, p. 43

(B 357): Carmean 1976, comm., pp. 69–75

(B 364): Upright [Headley] 1976, comm., pp. 69–75, bw, p. 74

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 31, cat. no. 653, color, p.191

(B 464): Fried 1998, color pl. 6

Shiff, Robert, Donald Judd exh. cat. (New York: Pacewildenstein, 2002), color, p. 11

The French & Co. Show of 1960: Originally Curated by Clement Greenberg, Revisited (Santa Fe, New Mexico and Scottsdale, Arizona: Riva Yares Gallery, 2004), exh. cat., color pl., p.38



ML number:
ML 4-91