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Joan Mitchell

[American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1926-1992]

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Original works by Joan Mitchell available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteJoan Mitchell at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Before, Again II, 1985

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Composition, 1962

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteJoan Mitchell at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
August, Rue Daguerre, 1957

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio

Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
Bonjour Julie, 1971

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Rock Bottom, 1960-61

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Cous Cous, 1961-62

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
Flash slideshow; Click "Paintings" and navigate to painting #12

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Untitled, 1959-60

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Landscape (see top row)

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Untitled, ca.1956

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJoan Mitchell at The Artchive

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Artnet Artist Works Catalogues  

City Landscape - with commentary by Sister Wendy Beckett

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Photograph of the artist by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Joan Mitchell  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier -- "Mitchell is beginning to catch up to some of her male peers in market performance"

Joan Mitchell at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1986 interview from the Oral History project

The Art Story

The New York Observer
"Expatriate Mitchell Tapped Into France When Action Was Here", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"Tough Love", 2002 article by Peter Schjeldahl

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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