Rebecca Morris


Rebecca Morris, Untitled (#14-21), 2021

Rebecca Morris (b.1969, Honolulu, HI) lives and works in Los Angeles. Her recent survey exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) will travel to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago in September 2023. Other significant solo exhibitions have been held at the Blaffer Art Museum, Houston (2019) and Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Holland (2014) as well as presentations at Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016), the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2014), The Wexner Center for the Arts (2018), and The Renaissance Society (2005). Other solo shows include those at 356 Mission Rd., Los Angeles, and LAXART, Los Angeles.

Her work is in various public collections which include The Hirshhorn Museum , Washington D.C.; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL; The Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland; Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany; Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Netherlands. She is the recipient of awards and fellowships from The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Art, and Art Matters Inc., among others.


Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Rebecca Morris: 2001 - 2022

Rebecca Morris: 2001 - 2022

30 Sep 2023 – 7 Apr 2024

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: #31


8 Sep – 4 Nov 2023

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Rebecca Morris: 2001-2022

Rebecca Morris: 2001-2022

1 Oct 2022 – 15 Jan 2023

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA)
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Rebecca Morris

Rebecca Morris

21 Feb – 31 Jul 2020

39 Walker
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Rebecca Morris: The Ache of Bright

Rebecca Morris: The Ache of Bright

11 Jan – 16 Mar 2019

Blaffer Art Museum


Ben Kim Paplham Q&A with Rebecca Morris SAIC Fall 2023 Rebecca Morris: 2001–2022 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Sep 2023Sharon Butler & Jonathan Stevenson Rebecca Morris: Resisting beauty Two Coats of Paint Nov 2023Elena Smentkowski Exploring the abstract: Rebecca Morris’s sprawling MCA survey show Chicago Star Oct 2023Jacoba Urist Painter Rebecca Morris Wasn’t Interested in Having a Traditional Survey Exhibition—So She Did Something a Lot More Interesting Cultured Mag Sep 2023Christopher Knight Review: The peculiar appeal of Rebecca Morris’ paintings, on view in L.A. Los Angeles Times Nov 2022Jonathan Griffin Against the Grain: Rebecca Morris and Peter Bradley’s Art ‘About Nothing’ The New York Times Nov 2022Alan Pocaro Difference and Discontinuity: A Review of Rebecca Morris at Corbett vs. Dempsey New City Art Apr 2022Julia Riberio Rebecca Morris Artforum Sep 2020Tenzing Barshee & Camila McHugh Perverse Formalism: Rebecca Morris Tenzing Barshee and Camila McHugh Mousse Magazine Jun 2020Claire Phillips Rebecca Morris This is Tomorrow - Contemporary Art Magazine May 2020Claire Phillips Rebecca Morris this is tomorrow: contemporary art magazine May 2020 Hamza Walker Rebecca Morris and the Revenge of P&D in With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972 – 1985 (MOCA Los Angeles and Yale University Press: 2019), pp. 172 – 183 Sept 2019The Editors of ARTnews Rebecca Morris at Blaffer Art Museum, Houston Artnews Jan 2019Lindsay Preston Zappas and Rebecca Morris Object Project: Lindsay Preston Zappas on Rebecca Morris, Rebecca Morris on Linda Stark Contemporary Art Review Las Vegas Fall 2017Daneil Gerwin Jessica Jackson Hutchins and Rebecca Morris Artforum Feb 2017Nikki Grattan Studio visits with West Coast artists In The Make Feb 2017Catherine Wagley The Female Cool School Contemporary Art Review, L.A. Fall 2016Jennifer Samet Beer With a Painter: Rebecca Morris Hyperallergic Nov 2014Don Edler Rebecca Morris: Skowhegan Interview Project Skowhegan Interview Project Mar 2014Zachary Cahill Rebecca Morris Artforum Sep 2013


  1. Raoul De Keyser
  2. Manifesto (For Abstractionists and Friends of the Non-Objective)

  3. Ambigu Exhibition Catalogue
    Kunstmuseum St. Gallen
  4. On PTG:Panel Lecture Text
    The College Art Association Annual Conference


Book cover on plain background with title of Rebecca Morris: 2001 - 2022

Rebecca Morris: 2001 - 2022

DelMonico Books and Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles