Skip to main content

Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate papers, circa 1910s-2007, bulk 1965-2000

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.

1.2: Correspondence , 1941-1998, bulk 1957-1970

Correspondence consists of letters to and from family, artists, and galleries. Many of the letters prior to 1962 are photocopies and thermofax copies of originals not included in the collection. Correspondence after 1962 is with galleries and artists (and others) primarily concerning artwork and exhibitions.
Of note are letters from art critic Clement Greenberg and artists Helen Frankenthaler, Anne Truitt, Kenneth Noland, and others. Also included in correspondence are the guest book pages from a Morris Louis show at the Andre Emmerich Gallery in October 1961, with signatures of Clement Greenberg, Leonard Bocour, David Smith, Frank Stella, Paul Jenkins, Kenneth Noland, Philip Pearlstein, Alfred Leslie, Michael Fried, and others.
Description Container Select
Bernstein Family, 1941-1980
1
5
General Correspondence, 1941-1998
1
6-26
Condolence Cards to Marcella Brenner, 1962
1
27

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.