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Morris Louis  1912-1962, US

Rank (2014): 1026 

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Male
Painting
Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, Hard Edge



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 63
Germany 32
Austria 9
Spain 8
United Kingdom 7




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Artist Rank
Kenneth Noland  659 47
Frank Stella  112 46
Helen Frankenthaler  807 33
Mark Rothko  317 33
Robert Rauschenberg  12 29




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Neue Nationalgalerie, Germany 4
  Paul Kasmin Gallery, USA 3
  The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, USA 3
  ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany 3
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 3



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28.11.1912 Born in Baltimore, MD (US)


7.9.1962 Died in Washington, DC (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 132  Please report missing Information


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   Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ Send message

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   Gravity’s Edge - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC Send message

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2013
   Morris Louis Unveiled - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

2011
   Morris Louis - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

2007
   Morris Louis - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Morris Louis now - an American Master Revisted - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
   Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA

2006
   Morris Louis now. An American master revisited - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

2004
   Morris Louis - - Riva Yares Gallery - Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ (closed)
   Morris Louis - - Riva Yares Gallery - Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM (closed)

2001
   Morris Louis - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000
   Morris Louis - Paintings - Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London (England)

1996
   Morris Louis - Musee de Grenoble, Grenoble
   Morris Louis - LWL - Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Münster, Münster

1992
   Rooseum Re-Vision I: Morris Louis - - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (closed, 2006)

1987
   Morris Louis - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

1986
   Morris Louis - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Morris Louis: Recent Acquisitions - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

1977
   Morris Louis: The Veil Cycle - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

1976
   Morris Louis: Major Themes and Variations - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1974
  Kunsthalle DüsseldorfMorris Louis - Gemälde 1958-1962 - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
   Morris Louis - Hayward Gallery, London (England)

1967
   Morris Louis 1912-1962 - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

1965
   Morris Louis - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)

1962
   Morris Louis - - Galerie Schmela, Dusseldorf (closed, 2008)

1960
   Morris Louis: Recent Painting - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

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2014
   Re-View: Onnasch Collection - Hauser & Wirth, New York City, NY

2013
Description and image Hauser & WirthRe-View: Onnasch Collection - Hauser & Wirth, London (England) Send message
Description and image Hauser & WirthRe-View: Onnasch Collection - Hauser & Wirth, London (England) Send message
   Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
   Momat Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo

2012
   Les référents - Galerie Edouard-Manet, Genevilliers
   Language Games - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
   Aufbruch - Malerei und realer Raum - Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg
   Abstract Expressionism - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   Braman, Buren, Falls, Heilmann, Louis, Thurman - Eleven Rivington, New York City, NY
   Aufbruch. Malerei und realer Raum - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
   Transparent - Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
   De La Generosidad. Obras De La ColecciÓn Helga De Alvear - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   Aufbruch - Malerei und realer Raum - Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern

2011
   Farbe im Fluß - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   Farbe im Fluss - 20 Jahre Weserburg - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   MMK 1991-2011: 20 Jahre Gegenwart - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
   Silence and Time - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

2010
   Washington Color and Light - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Das Geistige in der Kunst – Vom Blauen Reiter zum Abstrakten Expressionismus - Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
   Color Fields - - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (closed, 2013)
   Painting, Process and Expansion - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Process / Abstraction - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Corso. Werke der Sammlung Essl im Dialog - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg

2009
Description  Just what is it... - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description and image  MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   Illustre Gäste - Amerikanische Kunst 1950 bis 1970 aus der Sammlung des Museum Folkwang im Josef Albers Museum - Quadrat Bottrop - Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
Description and image CONNERSMITH.Conversations in Lyrical Abstraction 1958-2009 - CONNERSMITH., Washington, DC Send message
   The Passionate Pursuit: Gifts and Promised Works from Donna and Cargill MacMillan, Jr. - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
   Summer Select - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
   Collector´s Choice II - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Modern Masters - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
Description and image  Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976 - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Description and image  Synthetic - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

2008
Description  Action/Abstraction - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
Description and image  Color as Field. American Painting 1950-1975 - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Description and image  Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
   Color as Field - American Painting, 1950–1975 - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
   Action Painting - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen

2007
   20 ans du Musée d'Art Moderne - L'art après 1960 dans les collections - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
   Inaugural Exhibition of New Space - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Color as Field - American Painting, 1950–1975 - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Description and image  Die aufregende Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Abstract Expressionism and Other Modern Works: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue? - Positionen der Farbfeldmalerei - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
   Breaking the Mold: Selections from the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, 1961-1968 - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
   Twin Bill - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
   Lyrical Color: Morris Louis, Gene Davis, Kenneth Noland and the Washington Color School - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
   Morris Louis - Kenneth Noland - - El Sourdog Hex, Berlin (closed, 2009)

2006
   Faster! Bigger! Better! - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description  Review - 25 Jahre Österreichische Ludwig Stiftung - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Sin Título - El arte del siglo XX en la Colección Berardo - Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza - A Coruña , A Coruña
Description and image  Big Juicy Paintings - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   Color: Theory and Practice - Nicholas Robinson Gallery (former Briggs Robinson Gallery), New York City, NY
Description  A New Age: American Painting from the 1950s and 1960s - Ulster Museum, Belfast (Northern Ireland)

2005
  Frank Pages Art GalerieAngers - Tryptique - Frank Pages Art Galerie, Baden-Baden Send message
Description and image  The Shape of Colour - Excursions in Colour Field Art, 1950-2005 - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
   Natur – Raum – Kunst. Aus den Sammlungen des Museums und Ernst Ploil - Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg
Description  COLOR - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   Vision einer Sammlung - Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg
Description and image  Visions of America - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
Description  My America - Art from The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955 - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
Description  Picasso to Thiebaud - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA

2003
   Classic Works From the 1960s - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  El Expresionismo Abstracto Americano en las Colecciones Españolas - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia
   Das Recht des Bildes - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
   Guest Art. Das Kunsthaus mit Leihgaben zu Gast - Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zurich
   Linking Collection And Community - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   From Modernism to the Contemporary, 1958-1999 - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

2002
   Rechteckakzeptanz - Galerie Schafschetzy, Graz
   Claude Monet - ...bis zum digitalen Impressionismus - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
   Raum für Malerei - The Painting Room - Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld
Description and image  Collector´s Choice - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz

2001
   Claude Monet und die Moderne - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
   A defining generation. Then and Now. 1961 and 2001 - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

2000
Description  Color-Field Painting - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Paintings & Works on Paper - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
   Collección MMKSLW: Viena, de Warhol a Cabrita Reis - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela

1999
   Primed & Unprimed: Paintings from 60s and 70s - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY
   Alchemies of the Sixties. From the Rose Art Museum Permanent Collection - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   À rebours. La rebelión informalista 1939-1968 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1998
Description  Exhibition of the century - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Abstraction - Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA

1996
   Hans Hofmann and the New York School - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Color Field - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna

1985
   Neue Dauerleihgaben aus der Sammlung Reinhard Onnasch, Berlin - Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
   American Abstract Painting: 1960-1980 - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1981
   Depuis la couleur - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux

1978
   Aspekte der 60er Jahre- Aus der Sammlung Reinhard Onnasch - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1977
   André Emmerich zu Gast bei Brusberg - Eine Galerie zu Gast - - Galerie Brusberg - Hannover, Hannover (closed, 1985)
   Arte USA - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
   Arte USA - Fundación Juan March, Madrid

1976
   New York in Europa - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1969
  Kunsthalle DüsseldorfSammlung 1968 Karl Ströher - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
   Sammlung 1968 Karl Ströher - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1968
   Sammlung 1968 Karl Ströher - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   Art Of The Real - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   documenta 4 - Documenta, Kassel

1967
   Group Exhibition - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Vom Bauhaus bis zur Gegenwart - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

1966
   Society for Contemporary Art 26th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1965
   Washington Color Painters - - Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC (closed, 1968)
   The Responsive Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1964
   documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel

1963
   American Painting and Sculpture 66th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1957
   New Work - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

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France

 Galerie Piltzer, Paris

Switzerland

 Galerie Beyeler, Basel

USA

 Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
 Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe , New York City, NY
 James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
 Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
 Yares Art Projects, Santa Fe, NM

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Austria

 Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
 Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna

Canada

 Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

Denmark

 Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk

France

 MAMAC - Musee d´Art Moderne et d`Art Contemporain Nice, Nice

Germany

 Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
 Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
 ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
 Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm

Israel

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Japan

 Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba
 Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
 Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki
 Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka

Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

South Korea

 Leeum - Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

Spain

 Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

United Kingdom

 Ulster Museum, Belfast (Northern Ireland)
 Tate Britain, London (England)
 Tate Modern, London (England)

USA

 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
 The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
 MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
 The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
 Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
 The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
 Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
 Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
 North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
 UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
 The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
 Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

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