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ID: 500000901
 
Record Type: Person
Mitchell, Joan (American painter, 1925-1992)

Note: 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.

Names:
Mitchell, Joan (preferred,V,index,LC)
Joan Mitchell (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Vétheuil (Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Hofmann, Hans  The New York School
..................  (American painter and teacher, born in Germany, 1880-1966) [500024228]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Mitchell, Joan (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1925-1992) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, b.1926) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1926-) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, b.1926) ..... [BHA]
(artist, 1926-1992) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1925-1992) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, born 1925) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1926-1992) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Joan Mitchell ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Mitchell, Joan ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Art Newspaper, Dec. 1992
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50033578
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Art Newspaper, Dec. 1992
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 7 April 2003
....................  Bruce and Wells, Art and Context, the '50s and '60s (2006) 38
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Personal Communication e-mail April 27 2010
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bruce and Wells, Art and Context, the '50s and '60s (2006) 38
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