Joan Mitchell's Worlds of Colour at the National Gallery of Australia is bold

By Sasha Grishin
February 26 2021 - 1:30pm
Joan Mitchell, Sunflowers II, 1992 from the Sunflowers series, 1992. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Picture: Supplied

Joan Mitchell: Worlds of Colour. National Gallery of Australia. Daily 10am to 5pm until April 26, 2021. Timed entry tickets must be pre-booked. nga.gov.au.

Joan Mitchell (1925-92) is a very well-known American painter who is generally associated with the second generation of Abstract Expressionists. She spent much of her life in France, for over 20 years living with the French-Canadian painter Jean-Paul Riopelle. Mitchell was honoured in her home country with numerous exhibitions and publications, especially at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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