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Kyle Morris papers, 1956-1979

Morris, Kyle Randolph, 1918-1979



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence, 1957-1970s; lecture notes and syllabi from a studio art courses taught by Morris, 1970s; typescript of a lecture, "Painting in America," delivered at the Warren R. Austin Institute for World Understanding, University of Vermont, July 1958; writings, including "Beginnings of Midwestern Abstraction," from WORLD OF ABSTRACT ART, 1956, and "A Cashier Leaf," from IT IS, Winter/Spring 1959, in which Morris discusses movement and shifting forces found in his painting; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and press releases.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter. Born 1918. Died 1979.


Donated by Kyle Morris's sons, Steve and James Morris, 1990.

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Kyle Morris papers, 1956-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.