Joan Mitchell

Arbres (Black and Yellow)

Joan Mitchell

Arbres (Black and Yellow)

Price: $3,000.00

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Edition Size:
76.2 x 56.2 cm (30.0 x 22.1 in)
Signed and numbered

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About the Artwork

The landscape had a primary influence on Mitchell’s work, which redefines the parameters of gestural abstraction. Instead of chance assembly of paint-loaded brushstrokes, this work represents a precise and thoughtful construction, which fosters “animated eloquence”.

"When I was sick, they moved me to a room with a window and suddenly through the window I saw two fir trees in a park, and the grey sky, and the beautiful grey rain, and I was so happy, that inspired me."

Joan Mitchel

In many ways, a tree’s inherent structure is analogous to the way in which Mitchell composes this image: beginning from an anchored core, her physical gestures create an armature of rhythmic potential, allowing for an expressive lyricism that attempts to, as she says, “define a feeling.”

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About the Artist

Weng Contemporary Mitchell Trees Black Grey Green Artists Artwork Signature Shot

Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) was one of the most significant painters to emerge from Abstract Expressionism, a movement in American art of the mid-twentieth century which includes few female proponents.

About the printing Technique

Weng Contemporary Lithography

Lithography literally means “stone drawing". This type of print is typically made by drawing or painting onto the surface of a limestone using a greasy crayon or liquid wash and is best known for its flat painterly surface.