Morris Louis: Veil Paintings, 1954

J. Patrick Lannan, Sr., founder of Lannan Foundation, was introduced to the work of Morris Louis by art critic Clement Greenberg in 1958 and immediately purchased two paintings. He went on to acquire six additional pieces that he later gifted to Lannan Foundation.

View Morris Louis’s bio on Lannan.org.

Untitled (Morris Louis, 1954)
Morris Louis
Magna acrylic paint on canvas
95 5/8 x 77 5/8 inches
Photo Credit: Daniel Barsotti

Untitled (Morris Louis, 1954)
Morris Louis
Magna acrylic paint on canvas
96 x 72 inches red black lav
Photo Credit: Daniel Barsotti

Untitled (Morris Louis, 1954)
Morris Louis
Magna acrylic paint on canvas
103 7/8 x 77 1/8 inches tan back vertical pastels
Photo Credit: Daniel Barsotti

Untitled (Morris Louis, 1954)
Morris Louis
Magna acrylic paint on canvas
77 7/8 x 103 7/8 inches
Collection: Lannan Foundation
Photo Credit: Daniel Barsotti

Installation Photographs

Veil Paintings (Morris Louis, 1954)
Morris Louis
Veil Paintings, 1954
Photo Credit: Daniel Barsotti

Veil Paintings (Morris Louis, 1954)
Morris Louis
Veil Paintings, 1954
Photo Credit: Daniel Barsotti