Ree Morton was born in Ossining, New York in 1936 and died in a car accident in Chicago in 1977. During her lifetime she exhibited major works at Artists Space, New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York as well as Bykert and Droll/Kolbert Galleries. Her works are included in numerous museum collections in the United States and Europe. Posthumous exhibitions and publications have been organized by the New Museum (1980), the University of Vermont, Burlington (1999), the Generali Foundation, Vienna (2008) and at the Drawing Center, New York (2009). In 2011, an exhibition of her earliest works (1968-1973) was presented at Alexander and Bonin, and one of her largest extant installations, ‘Signs of Love’ (1976), was installed in the exhibition “Singular Visions” at the Whitney. Another major installation by Morton, ‘Sister Perpetua’s Lie’ (1973) was exhibited in “Locus Solus. Impressions of Raymond Roussel” at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid.