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 Morris Louis  (1912 - 1962)

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Lived/Active: District Of Columbia/Maryland      Known for: serial abstract painting-stains and stripes

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Morris Louis
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1912 (Baltimore, Maryland)
- 1962 (Washington District Of Columbia)
District Of Columbia/Maryland serial abstract painting-stains and stripes
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Kootz Gallery, New York City

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* Washington Color Painters, DC

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Exhibition: Special Group
* Post Painterly Abstraction, 1964

  
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Bronze
* Etching, Etcher
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink

  
Styles
* Abstract Expressionism
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Color Field Painting

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Birds, Ornithology
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Israel
* Russia

  
Art Association
* Washington Color School, DC

  
Schools
* Maryland Institute of Design, College of Art, Student

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Art Enterprises Collection
* Richard Weisman Collection

  
Added Description
* Abstraction Specialty
* Acrylic Specialty
* PWA, Public Works Project Participant

  
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