Field for Skyes

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School
Abstract Expressionism (Second Generation)
Date
Accession Number
75.20
Provenance
Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris
Mr. and Mrs. David T. Workman, New York, 1974-1 December 1975
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David T. Workman, 1975
Exhibition History
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Joan Mitchell," 26 March-5 May 1974, no. 15; pp. 15, 42.
ARTS CLUB OF CHICAGO. "Joan Mitchell: Recent Paintings," 23 September-9 November 1974, no. 2, colorpl.
HILLES GALLERY, WADSWORTH ATHENEUM, Hartford, Connecticut. "Contemporary Painting and Sculpture," 1 January-15 September 1975.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Acquisitions: 1974-1977," 25 March-24 July 1977, unnumbered checklist.
IVAM CENTRE JULIO GONZALEZ, Valencia, Spain. "Joan Mitchell," 11 September-14 December 1997, colorpl. pp. 58-59; p. 94.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "The Paintings of Joan Mitchell," 20 June-29 September 2002, pl. 40; pp. 158-159. Tour: BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART, Alabama, 27 June-31 August 2003; MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH, 21 September-7 January 2004; DES MOINES ART CENTER, 31 January-25 April.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institiution, Washington, DC. "Put It This Way: (Re)Visions of the Hirshhorn Collection," 24 June 2022-16 July 2023, no cat.
Published References
KINGSLEY, APRIL. "New York Letter," Art International 18, no. 6 (Summer 1974), ill. p. 43.
RATCLIFF, CARTER. “Joan Mitchell’s Envisionments,” Art in America 62, no. 4 (July/August 1974), p. 35.
WOMEN'S PROGRAM OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. Women Artists: A Checklist of Works in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), ill.
BERNSTOCK, JUDITH E. Joan Mitchell (Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1988), ill. p. 113; pp. 112, 114.
HURWITZ, AL and MICHAEL DAY. Children and their Art: Methods for the Elementary School, 6th ed. (Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1995), p. 183.
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David T. Workman, 1975
Artist
Joan Mitchell, American, b. Chicago, Illinois, 1926–1992
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
110 1/4 × 204 3/4 in. (280 × 520.1 cm)
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Type
Painting