Tag: Morris Louis


Morris Louis investigation

“Morris Louis,” Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY. Through Jan. 19.Widely recognized as an influential American post war painter, Morris Louis became an inspirational figure for other artists in the Color Field movement in the 1960s. From 1954 to 1962, Louis produced hundreds of canvases that represented a new direction […]


Morris Louis unveiled

“Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC. Through Jan. 6. Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, Feb. 17�May 6, 2007. Back in the sixties, Morris Louis developed an innovative method of painting by �staining� his unprimed canvases with thinned washes of acrylic pigments, […]