Archive for July, 2011
Airport Way, painted over The Chase-Third Day
Just finished this fantastic biography. Jed Perl writes, “Patricia ALBERS has written a book about Mitchell that I cannot imagine will ever be improved upon, so graceful and incisive is her account of the artist’s hellbent life and lyric art.” – NYTimes book review: Lee Krasner and Joan Mitchell: Abstract Expressionist Lives
1. There is some kind of synthesis that can eventually be reached. I imagine this as a controlled, economic kind of painting.
2. It remains a mish-mash which alternates between too much gaud and careful, quiet (white) camouflage. I imagine this as a wild, aggressive thing.