Joan Mitchell

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Joan Mitchell at Cheim & Read November 3rd, 2011 - January 4th, 2012
Posted 11/27/11

Joan Mitchell's abstractions erupt like floral fireworks against a misty, overcast sky.  Splotches of color, aggressive brush strokes, and wet drips of paint soar, zigzag, and transform into blurry interpretations of light, atmosphere, and pastoral countryside.  Having come into her own as a member of the New York School's band of Abstract Expressionists, an early influence by Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, and Jackson Pollock can be detected in the gestural application of paint and the grand... [more]