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Morris Louis

[American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1912-1962]

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Original works by Morris Louis available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteMorris Louis at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMorris Louis at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
2 works online when last checked

Notable SiteMorris Louis at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
3 works by Morris Louis

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2 works by Louis

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
3 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

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

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
Pi, 1960

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Distance of Time, 1952

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Morris Louis at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

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

Art Market:
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(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Repository of Abstract Art

Terry Fenton: Landscape Painter and Writer on Art
Terranean, 1959
No. 3

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Morris Louis  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Theta Gamma, 1960

Artnet Magazine
Saf Gimel, 1959

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 9): Morris Louis

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Art Story

Time Magazine
"A Look at a Beautiful Impasse", 1986 article by Robert Hughes

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Morris Louis: Horizontal I
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Morris Louis: Number 19, 1962
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