Long, narrow vertical canvas with long, narrow vertical drips of yellow, green, black, white, and red paint that start a few inches down from the top of the canvas and continue down the center of the length of the canvas to its lower edge.

Merak

Morris Louis

1962

  • Titles Merak (DU #615) (Alternate)
  • Artist Morris Louis, American, 1912 - 1962
  • Medium acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas
  • Dimensions canvas: 82 1/2 × 18 1/2 in. (209.6 × 47 cm) frame (interior strip frame): 83 3/4 × 19 1/2 × 1 3/8 in. (212.7 × 49.5 × 3.5 cm) frame (board on which strip frame is mounted): 85 1/2 × 21 1/2 × 2 3/8 in. (217.2 × 54.6 × 6 cm) frame (exterior plexiglass frame): 86 × 22 × 2 3/4 in. (218.4 × 55.9 × 7 cm)
  • Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Gift of an anonymous donor, AFI.97.2017
  • Work Type painting
  • Classification Paintings