Paintings of Joan Mitchell

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Oktober 2011



Joan Mitchell (1926-1992) was one of the few women among the first-rank Abstract Expressionist painters. She outpaced all but a handful of her male mentors and counterparts, while only Lee Krasner stands as a possible rival among her female counterparts. Although well regarded by critics, fellow artists, and the general public, Mitchell's achievement has never received full recognition; her work has not been shown in New York for more than twenty-five years. This exquisitely illustrated volume and the exhibition that it accompanies restore the artist to her rightful place in the history of American painting. Spanning Mitchell's entire career, from early works of 1951 until the year of her death, The Paintings of Joan Mitchell includes a wealth of breathtaking paintings, both intimate and grand in scale, that reveal Mitchell's fierce dedication to her art and reflect both the struggles and the artistic triumphs she achieved with her distinctive vision of Abstract Expressionism.


FOREWORD Maxwell L. Anderson The Paintings of Joan Mitchell Jane Livingston A Rage to Paint: Joan Mitchell and the Issue of Femininity Linda Nochlin "Beyond Life and Death": Joan Mitchell's Grande Vallee Suite Yvette Y. Lee PLATES WORKS IN THE EXHIBITION SELECTED EXHIBITION HISTORY SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY LENDERS TO THE EXHIBITION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INDEX


In addition to The Paintings of Joan Mitchell, Jane Livingston curated the exhibitions and authored the books Richard Avedon: Evidence and Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective, all at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Among her other books are The New York School: Photographs, 1936-1963 (1992) and Hispanic Art in the United States: Thirty Contemporary Painters & Sculptors (1987). Linda Nochlin is Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts and author of many books including Representing Women (1999). Yvette Lee is Assistant Curator for Special Projects at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
EAN: 9780520235700
ISBN: 0520235703
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University Press Group Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2011
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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