• Seattle

    One of the more pleasant paradoxes of McLuhanization is that a “bush-league” town like Seattle can nurture a sensibility enlightened enough to organize, catalog and mount a major exhibition of the paintings of MorrisLouis while at the same time—by virtue of the provincialism which persists here in spite of the new global togetherness—can afford an opportunity to view Louis in fresh context.

    The show was organized by theContemporary Art Council, a group formed by 25 collectors in 1964 when it became finally apparent that the Seattle Art Museum was not going to alter its policy of honoring only

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