“Remembering Joan Mitchell” Symposium in New Orleans
From April 9–11, 2010, a symposium on Joan Mitchell’s life and work took place in New Orleans, in concert with three exhibitions of Michell's work. Co-organized by Tulane University’s Newcomb Art Gallery and the Joan Mitchell Foundation, this three-day gathering featured art historians, friends of Mitchell and screenings of select films on Mitchell. Read more.
Oral history interview with Joan Mitchell, April 16, 1986
The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview with Joan Mitchell on April 16, 1986. The interview took place at the Westbury Hotel in New York, and was conducted by Linda Nochlin for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Read more.
Video: Master printer Kenneth Tyler in conversation with artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
Master Printer Kenneth Tyler talks with artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith about the prints he and Joan Mitchell made together at Tyler Graphics. Filmed by TungstenMonkey at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in New Orleans, LA in 2010. See video.
“Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter” by Patricia Albers
Excerpted from Joan Mitchell by Patricia Albers Copyright © 2011 by Patricia Albers. Excerpted by permission of Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. One of Joan's favorite haunts, the smoke-and stale beer-perfumed San Remo had black- and- white tiled floors, a pressed-tin ceiling, a dark-mirrored bar, and a clientele that included James Agee, Miles Davis, Judith Malina, Tennessee Williams, and young New York poets. There painter Jane Freilicher used to observe Joan and Mike across the room--she in jeans and the talismanic long leather coat- smoking, drinking, huddling conspiratorially over a little table, and looking "very French New Wave." Read more.