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Joan Mitchell

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Opposites Attract: Linda Nochlin and Joan Mitchell

Posted: September 28, 2020
Category: Joan Mitchell
The close friendship between art historian, critic, and curator Linda Nochlin and painter Joan Mitchell may have thrived in part because Nochlin’s analytic ice proved a valuable counterpoint to Mitchell’s...
Close-up detail of an abstract painting with very thick and gestural brushstrokes of mostly orange paint.

Director’s Desk: The Great Outdoors

Posted: October 9, 2019
Category: Joan Mitchell
At NMWA, we regularly rotate our collection to spark new thematic connections. Museum director, Susan Fisher Sterling, explores "The Great Outdoors" from our most recent collection installation.

5 Fast Facts: Joan Mitchell

Posted: August 21, 2019
Category: Joan Mitchell
Impress your friends with five fast facts about abstract expressionist painter Joan Mitchell, whose work is on view in NMWA’s collection galleries.
Close-up detail of an abstract painting that features dense and chaotic brushstrokes of pale gray, lavender, and cobalt.

Connecting the Threads: Joan Mitchell and Rodarte

Posted: January 23, 2019
Category: Joan Mitchell
A vertical, abstraction features broadly painted strokes of pale gray, lavender, and cobalt in the upper two-thirds of the canvas. The colors continue in the lower third, along with touches of green, black, and other hues, but the expressive brushwork becomes denser and chaotic.

Gallery Reboot: Natural Women

Posted: October 9, 2017
Category: Joan Mitchell
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

The Pre-K Invasion: Developing New Tours for Young Audiences

Posted: May 24, 2016
Category: Joan Mitchell
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

She Who Tells a Story: Lalla Essaydi

Posted: May 9, 2016
Category: Joan Mitchell
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: May 6, 2016

Posted: May 6, 2016
Category: Joan Mitchell
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

A Housewife’s Ballet: Kirsten Justesen on Domesticity and Art

Posted: April 30, 2016
Category: Joan Mitchell
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Opening Tomorrow—“She Who Tells a Story”

Posted: April 7, 2016
Category: Joan Mitchell
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.