1925 - 1992
Joan Mitchell is known for the compositional rhythms, bold coloration, and sweeping gestural brushstrokes of her large and often multi-paneled paintings.
Inspired by landscape, nature, and poetry, her intent was not to create a recognizable image, but to convey emotions. Mitchell’s early success in the 1950s was striking at a time when few women artists were recognized.
She referred to herself as the “last Abstract Expressionist,” and she continued to create abstract paintings until her death in 1992.
Oil on Canvas
Huile sur Toile
23.6 x 33.5 in – 60 x 85cm