Beach Scene

(1968)

Malcolm Morley, American, b. London, England,1931–2018

Acrylic on canvas, 110 × 89 7/8 in. (279.4 × 228.2 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.207

Provenance:
Kornblee Gallery, New York, to 8 May 1969
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 8 May 1969-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
KORNBLEE GALLERY, New York. "Malcolm Morley," 15 February-6 March 1969.
MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, Wisconsin. "Directions 2: Aspects of a New Realism," 21 June-10 August 1969, no. 34. Tour: CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, Houston, 17 September-19 October; AKRON ART INSTITUTE, 9 November-14 December.
TAMPA MUSEUM, Florida. "Family Time," 4 August-17 October 1984.
MUSEE NATIONAL D'ART MODERNE, CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Les annees Pop," 7 March-18 June 2001.
HAYWARD GALLERY, London. "Malcolm Morley," 15 June-27 August 2001.

Published References:
[LONSTABLE, ROSELIND. "Style of the Year: The Inhumanists," New Yorker (December 1968): p. 45.
BECK, HEINZE. Pop-Sammlung Beck (Düsseldorf: Rheinland-Verlag, 1970): fig. 87, no. 157.
Advertisement. Kornblee Gallery, New York. Studio International 179 (May 1970): p. iv, ill.
TAMPA MUSEUM. The Tampa Museum News (July/August 1984): ill.
TAMPA MUSEUM. The Tampa Museum 1984-85 School Exhibition Calendar (July/August 1984): ill.
LOFT, KURT. "Images are big, bright and bold," Tampa Tribune (10 August 1984): ill., p. 13
CRANE, JEANETTE. "Cassettes add dimension to Tampa Museum exhibit,"St. Petersburg Independent (6 September 1984): 2B.
UNSIGNED. "Familiar Scene at the Hirshhorn," Daytona Beach News Journal (13 January 1985): ill.
BRITSCH, RALPH A. and TODD A. BRITSCH. The Arts in Western Culture (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1985): fig. 16-38, p. 425
DONAHUE, PHIL. The Human Animal (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985): ill. p. 305
WILLIAMS, CECIL, DAVID ARMSTRONG, and CLARK MALCOLM. The Negotiable
Environment (Ann Arbor, Michigan: Facility Management Institute, c. 1985): ill.
SAYRE, HENRY M. The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde since 1970 (Chicago and London: University of chicago Press, 1989): fig. 13, p. 42.
WHEELER, DANIEL. Art Since Mid-Century: 1945 to the Present (New York: Vendome Press, 1991): ill. 539, p. 278.
SEITZ, WILLIAM C. compiled and edited by MARLA PRICE. Art in the Age of Aquarius: 1955-1970 (Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992): colorplate 32, unpaginated.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture
Garden: 150 Works of Art (New York and Washington, DC: Harry N. Abrams and Smithsonian Institution, 1996): 122-23, colorplate.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Contemporary