Morris Louis (American, 1912-1962)
acrylic on canvas, Unframed: 251.3 x 360.5 cm (98 7/8 x 141 7/8 in.). Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art 1968.110
Louis is associated with the Washington Color School, a group of painters based in Washington, DC during the 1960s and '70s. These artists tended to create large colorful compositions with repeated shapes, often using diluted paint.
High Museum of Art (10/28/2006 - 1/21/2007), Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2/10/2007 - 5/6/2007), and the Hirshorrn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC (9/19/2007 - 1/6/2008): "Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited"
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