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Stanley Whitney on Joan Mitchell and the Drama of Painting

August 2021

Watch abstract painter Stanley Whitney reflect on Joan Mitchell’s fearless career. From New York in the 1960s to current interpretations of the artist’s monumental works, Whitney discusses how Mitchell’s paintings can’t be read as right or wrong, beautiful or not beautiful. Instead, he calls attention to the drama of painting and the importance of feeling in working with the medium.

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