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Abstract Expressionism (Second Generation)
Accession Number
Stable Gallery, New York, to 28 April 1965
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 28 April 1965-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Exhibition History
STABLE GALLERY, New York. "Joan Mitchell," 20 April-8 May 1965.
MUSEE NATIONAL DES BEAUX-ARTS DU QUEBEC. "Mitchell / Riopelle: Nothing in Moderation," 12 October 2017-7 January 2018, no. 30, color ill. pp. 68-69; color det. pp. 72-73.
Published References
ASHBERY, JOHN. "An Expressionist in Paris," Art News 64, no. 2 (April 1965), pp. 63-64, ill. p. 44.
CURTISS, DEBORAH. Introduction to Visual Literacy (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1985), ill. p. 88.
BERNSTOCK, JUDITH E. Joan Mitchell (Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1988), pp. 66, 120, 208.
ASHBERY, JOHN and DAVID BERGMAN, ed. Reported Sightings: Art Chronicles, 1957-1987 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989), pp. 100-101, ill.
MCALLISTER, JANE, ed. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996), pp. 108-109, colorpl.
LUNBERRY, CLARK D. “That’s the Beauty of It, Or, Why John Ashbery is Not a Painter,” Journal of Modern Literature 34, no. 4 (Summer 2011), fig. 1, p. 175.
ROBERTS, SARAH and SIEGEL, KATY, eds. Joan Mitchell (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in association with Yale University Press, New Haven, 2020), fig. 5.4 (color), p. 111.
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Joan Mitchell, American, b. Chicago, Illinois, 1926–1992
Oil on canvas
101 3/4 × 189 5/8 in. (258.4 × 481.6 cm)
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden