Rebecca Morris

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Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#04-18)
2018
oil on canvas
128 x 103 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#04-18) (detail)
2018
oil on canvas
128 x 103 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#12-18)
2018
oil and spray paint on canvas
89 x 89 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#12-18) (detail)
2018
oil and spray paint on canvas
89 x 89 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#06-18)
2018
oil and spray paint on linen
11 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#08-18)
2018
oil on canvas
152 1/2 x 82 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#08-18) (detail)
2018
oil on canvas
152 1/2 x 82 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#05-18)
2018
oil and spray paint on canvas over panel
15 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#03-18)
2018
oil on canvas
101 x 92 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#03-18) (detail)
2018
oil on canvas
101 x 92 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#01-18)
2018
oil and spray paint on canvas
80 x 69 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#01-18) (detail)
2018
oil and spray paint on canvas
80 x 69 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#11-17)
2017
oil and spray paint on canvas on panel
10 x 12 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#10-17)
2017
oil and spray paint on linen
49 x 49 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#10-17) (detail)
2017
oil and spray paint on linen
49 x 49 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#01-16)
2016
oil and spray paint on canvas
68 x 69 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#01-16) (detail)
2016
oil and spray paint on canvas
68 x 69 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#09-16)
2016
oil and enamel on canvas
70 x 69 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#12-16)
2016
oil on canvas
90 x 80 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#07-16)
2016
oil on canvas
85 x 101 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#06-16)
2016
oil on canvas
122 1/2 x 77 1/2 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#02-16)
2016
oil and spray paint on canvas
48 x 48 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#14-15)
2015
oil and spray paint on canvas
111 x 113 1/2 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#17-15)
2015
oil on canvas
95 x 97 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#16-15)
2015
oil and spray paint on canvas
75 x 75 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#12-15)
2015
oil on canvas
104 x 85 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#11-15)
2015
oil and spray paint on canvas
87 x 80 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#13-15)
2015
oil on canvas
121 x 101 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#09-15)
2015
oil and spray paint on canvas
52 x 52 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#08-15)
2015
oil and spray paint on canvas
93 x 93 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#07-15)
2015
oil and spray paint on canvas
48 x 48 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#06-15)
2015
oil on canvas
91 x 90 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#05-15)
2015
oil and spray paint on canvas
113 x 115 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#04-15)
2015
oil on canvas
124 x 114 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#03-15)
2015
oil on canvas
98 x 98 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#01-15)
2015
oil on canvas
95 x 95 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#02-14)
2014
oil and spray paint on canvas
65 x 65 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#272-14)
2014
watercolor on paper
24 x 18 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#127-14)
2014
watercolor on paper
24 x 18 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#01-14)
2014
oil on canvas
56 x 56 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#131-14)
2014
ink and watercolor on paper
24 x 18 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#254-12)
2014
watercolor on paper
22 x 15 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#207-13)
2014
watercolor on paper
24 x 18 1/4 inches
signed, titled, and dated on reverse

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#14-13)
2013
oil on canvas
101 x 101 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#16-13)
2013
oil on canvas
95 x 95 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#15-13)
2013
oil on canvas
119 x 97 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#12-13)
2013
oil on canvas
87 x 80 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#11-13)
2013
oil on canvas
95 x 87 1/2 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#13-13)
2013
oil and spray paint on canvas
80 x 69 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#06-13)
2013
oil on canvas
87 x 80 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#09-13)
2013
oil and spray paint on canvas
67 x 65 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#10-13)
2013
oil on canvas
42 x 42 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#140-13)
2013
mixed media on paper
20 x 15 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#102-13)
2013
watercolor on paper
24 x 18 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#300-13)
2013
ink and watercolor on paper
24 x 18 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#134-13)
2013
mixed media on paper
20 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#103-13)
2013
watercolor on paper
15 x 11 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#133-13)
2013
mixed media on paper
20 x 14 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#105-13)
2013
watercolor on paper
24 x 18 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#191-13)
2013
mixed media on paper
16 x 12 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#131-13)
2013
mixed media on paper
16 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches
signed, titled, and dated on reverse

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#132-13)
2013
mixed media on paper
14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#125-13)
2013
ink and watercolor on paper
16 x 12 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#110-13)
2013
watercolor on paper
14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches
signed, titled, and dated on reverse

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#250-12)
2012
mixed media on paper
14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#262-12)
2012
mixed media on paper
16 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#179-12)
2012
watercolor on paper
16 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#224-12)
2012
mixed media on paper
14 x 10 inches
signed, titled, and dated on reverse

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#02-08)
2008
oil on canvas
Height: 10 3/4 inches; Sides: 18 1/2, 14 1/4, and 14 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#175-07)
2007
ink and watercolor on paper
20 x 15 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#157-07)
2007
ink on paper
20 x 15 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#123-03)
2003
ink and watercolor on paper
16 x 12 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#152-02)
2002
watercolor on paper
24 x 18 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#219-01)
2001
ink on paper
9 x 12 inches
signed, titled, and dated on reverse

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#188-00)
2000
ink on paper
11 x 13 1/4 inches

Rebecca Morris
Untitled (#133-97)
1997
watercolor on paper
12 x 9 inches

signed, titled, and dated on reverse

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#115-95)
1995
photo stickers on paper
9 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#104-94)
1994
Flashe on paper
14 x 11 inches

BIO

b.1969 in Honolulu. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Based in Los Angeles, Morris is a painter fiercely committed to abstraction. But this simple observation says little about the main point of her work, which continues to push deeply into a kind of constant interrogation of materials, forms, processes, and outcomes. Having developed an extensive arsenal of techniques and ideas in her works on paper, which are a stand-alone part of her practice, she recombines and permutes them in myriad ways in her ambitious large-scale canvases, creating patchworks out of different manner of mark making, from stained and soaked to raised and impastoed. The frisson of juxtaposition is only part of the program, as she sets about to toy inventively with questions of frame dynamics – frames within the bounds of the canvas, for instance, be they open-ended or closed off, square or circular – and figure/ground illusions, often evinced within a remarkably shallow pictorial space. The way that reflective surfaces resist a matte color, like oil and water, may set the circumstance for two intersecting fields, overlayed and forced to be read simultaneously.

Rebecca Morris has been the subject of multiple solo and significant group exhibitions including museum presentations in the Whitney Biennial, New York (2014), and Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016) as well as the Wexner Center for the Arts (2018).  In 2019 her work was the subject of a major solo exhibition at the Blaffer Museum of Art, Houston and a focused solo exhibition is being prepared for the ICA, Los Angeles for 2022.  Other recent solo shows in Los Angeles include LA><ART (2014) and 356 Mission Rd, (2015) and a European solo show at the Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Holland (2014).