Red Abstract Artist: Ad Reinhardt (American, 1913–1967)


Modern and Contemporary Art

Not on view


Oil on canvas


152.4 × 101.3 cm (60 × 39 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of The Woodward Foundation

Accession Number



20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.


  • Sequoia Miller and John Stuart Gordon, The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art: Selections from the Linda Leonard Schlenger Collection and the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2015–16), 64, fig. 52.
  • Heinz Liesbrock, Ad Reinhardt: Last Paintings: Ad Reinhardt and Josef Albers, A Meeting, exh. cat. (Düsseldorf: Josef Albers Museum Quadrat, 2011), 47, 158, ill.
  • Imageless: The Scientific Study and Experimental Treatment of an Ad Reinhardt Black Painting, exh. cat. (New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008).
  • Joachim Pissarro, Then and Now and Later: Art since 1945 at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 35.

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Object/Work type

abstract (general art genre)



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