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Morris Louis Study Collection

Identifier: louis

Scope and Contents

Series 1: Interviews, 1979 and n.d. Boxes 1-2

Series 2: Publicity Files, 1958 – 2011 and n.d. Boxes 3-4

Series 3: Artwork Documentation, n.d. Box 5

Series 4: Publications, 1962 – 2011.

Series 5: Documentary video, 1986 – 2002 and n.d.


  • 1958-2011 and n.d.


10 Linear Feet

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The Morris Louis Study Collection comprises materials that document and discuss the work of Morris Louis. Included are: audio materials which are interviews with Louis associates and supporters; publicity files with published articles and ephemera concerning Louis exhibitions and publications (some with attached notes between Louis’s widow Marcella Brenner and Louis’s primary art dealer Andre Emmerich and the Andre Emmerich Gallery); artwork documentation in 35mm slide format; book-length and shorter publications about Louis and related topics; and documentary video materials. Some of the books and videos are available for circulation through the Decker Library Collection.

Morris Louis Study Collection
Katherine Cowan
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Repository Details

Part of the Decker Library Special Collections Repository

Maryland Institute College of Art
1300 West Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore MD 21217 U.S.A.