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Joan Mitchell Audio Guide

Joan Mitchell, Untitled, 1992; collection Komal Shah and Gaurav Garg; photo: courtesy Cheim & Read, New York

With its world premiere at SFMOMA and co-organized with the Baltimore Museum of Art, Joan Mitchell is a comprehensive retrospective featuring over eighty distinguished works. Long hailed as a formidable creative force, the painter Joan Mitchell first attained critical acclaim and success in the male-dominated abstract expressionist circles of 1950s New York, then spent over three decades in France creating distinctive abstract paintings that pulse with energy and color and draw on landscape, memory, poetry, and music. Learn more in this special audio guide.