Red Painting,

Ad Reinhardt American

Not on view

Public Domain

Object Details

Artist: Ad Reinhardt (American, Buffalo, New York 1913–1967 New York)

Date: 1952

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 78 x 144 in. (198.1 x 365.8 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1968

Accession Number: 68.85

Rights and Reproduction: © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

[Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1950–67]; the artist's estate, New York (1967–68; sold to MMA)

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Responsive Eye," February 23–April 25, 1965, no. 89 (as "Red Painting Number 7," lent by Betty Parsons Gallery, New York).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940–1970," October 18, 1969–February 1, 1970, no. 331.

Buffalo. Albright-Knox Art Gallery. "Color and Field: 1890–1970," September 15–November 1, 1970, no. 39 (as "Red Painting No. 7").

Dayton Art Institute. "Color and Field: 1890–1970," November 20, 1970–January 10, 1971, no. 39.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Color and Field: 1890–1970," February 4–March 28, 1971, no. 39.

Düsseldorf. Städtische Kunsthalle. "Ad Reinhardt," September 15–October 15, 1972, no. 46.

Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Van Abbemuseum. "Ad Reinhardt," December 15, 1972–January 28, 1973, no. 45.

Kunsthaus Zürich. "Ad Reinhardt," February 11—March 18, 1973, no. 46.

Paris. Galeries nationales du Grand Palais. "Ad Reinhardt," May 22–July 2, 1973, no. 44 (erroneously ill. as no. 46).

Vienna. Museum des 20.Jahrhunderts. "Ad Reinhardt," July–August 1973, no. 46.

Albany. New York State Museum. "New York: The State of Art," October 8–November 27, 1977, extended to January 15, 1978, no. 548.

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "Ad Reinhardt and Color," January 11–March 9, 1980, no. 13.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Ad Reinhardt," May 30–September 2, 1991, unnumbered cat. (pp. 74–75).

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. "Ad Reinhardt," October 13, 1991–January 5, 1992, unnumbered cat.

Priscilla Colt. Color and Field: 1890–1970. Exh. cat., Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Buffalo, 1970, p. 15, no. 39, ill. p. 44.

Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 207, ill.

Edward Lucie–Smith. Art Today: From Abstract Expressionism to Surrealism. London, 1977, p. 92, colorpl. 66.

Anthony Everitt. Abstract Expressionism. Woodbury, 1978, p. 32, fig. 36 (color).

Lucy R. Lippard. Ad Reinhardt. New York, 1981, p. 97, colorpl. 17.

Ellen H. Johnson, ed. American Artists on Art from 1940 to 1980. New York, 1982, fig. 9 (sideways).

Sharon Scholl. Death and the Humanities. Lewisburg, 1984, fig. 5 (sideways).

Laura H. Chapman. Discover Art. Grade 5: Teacher's Edition. Worchester, 1985, p. 102, fig. A (color).

Eugene Victor Thaw. "The Abstract Expressionists." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 44 (Winter 1986–87), p. 49, fig. 47 (color).

David Anfam. Abstract Expressionism. New York, 1990, p. 149, fig. 112 (sideways).

Katherine Hoffman. Explorations: The Visual Arts Since 1945. New York, 1991, p. 33, fig. 1.23 (sideways).

Jacquelynn Baas. Smile of the Buddha: Eastern Philosophy and Western Art from Monet to Today. Berkeley, 2005, p. 127, ill. p. 128 (color).