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DAC Collection Artist Information

Joan Mitchell

American painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Joan Mitchell attended Smith College and the Art Institute of Chicago, where she earned her BFA in 1947 and her MFA in 1950. She abandoned her academic training of representation and turned entirely to abstract painting soon after moving to New York in 1950. She continued her education at the New York School and quickly gained prominence. Mitchell exhibited regularly during the 1950s, and moved to France in 1955, where she resided until her death in 1992.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500000901.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Joan Mitchell:

Joan Mitchell Trees V-A, 1992 Lift-ground aquatint and carborundum on two sheets of white TGL handmade paper
Joan Mitchell Untitled, ca. 1964 Lithograph
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