Unframed: 108 x 82.6 cm (42 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)
Nancy F. and Joseph P. Keithley Collection Gift 2020.245
Catalogue raisonné: 364:JM2
Edition: AP 8/16
To make this print, Mitchell painted clear sheets of Mylar, which allowed her to layer colors for printing and retain a sense of immediacy.
Abstract painter Joan Mitchell’s monumental lithographs convey her experience of the landscape and combine the complexity, intensity, and fluidity of abstracted lines that are fundamental to her work. In this lithograph, part of her Bedford series, 1981, heavily abstracted, dense bands of colorretain traces of the natural world, while the rich blues and greens represent the inextricable relationship in Mitchell’s work between color, feeling, and landscape.
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