Morris Louis Works Online
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Original works by Morris Louis available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
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Morris Louis at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2 works by Louis
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Morris Louis at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
3 works online
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
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Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Para III, 1959
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Beth Rash, 1958-59
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
Beth Beth (veil), 1958 (click the "2" to see)
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Distance of Time, 1952
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Jewish Museum, New York City
Charred Journal: Firewritten V, 1951
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Pillars of Hercules, 1960
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
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California State University WorldImages Database
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
USC Annenberg School for Communication
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Repository of Abstract ArtArticles and Reference Sites:
Terry Fenton: Landscape Painter and Writer on Art
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Morris Louis
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Theta Gamma, 1960
Saf Gimel, 1959
Review (from issue 9): Morris Louis
The Art Story
"A Look at a Beautiful Impasse", 1986 article by Robert Hughes