L'œuvre Chasse interdite - Centre Pompidou


Chasse interdite


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Crédit photographique : © Bertrand Prévost - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Estate of Joan Mitchell

À propos de l'œuvre

Joan Mitchell (1926 - 1992)

Chasse interdite


Huile sur toile

280 x 720 cm


Dation, 1995

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 1995-166

Description for the presentation 2011 in the National Museum of Modern Art

A member of the second generation of Abstract Expressionists (with Helen Frankenthaler, Sam Francis, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland and others) American artist Joan Mitchell left New York for France in the 1950s. In the late 1960s, her work took on new scale and ambition when she settled in Vétheuil, in Normandy. It was working at night in her studio on the banks of the Seine that she produced her greatest works, large polyptychs like Chasse interdite. Organised in four panels whose coloured fields seem to emerge from the white, this painting invites reflection on its relation to nature, time...

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