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Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter
     

Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter

Director: Marion Cajori

Cast: Marion Cajori

 
Cajori's elegant film reflects on the life and art of the late Joan Mitchell. Mitchell is revealed as a pioneering female artist and one of the only women who was part of the Abstract Expressionist circle in New York, which included artists such as Jackson Pollock and Willem De Kooning. Featured at the Toronto Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and Melbourne Film

Overview

Cajori's elegant film reflects on the life and art of the late Joan Mitchell. Mitchell is revealed as a pioneering female artist and one of the only women who was part of the Abstract Expressionist circle in New York, which included artists such as Jackson Pollock and Willem De Kooning. Featured at the Toronto Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and Melbourne Film Festival, and awarded the Gold Plaque at the Chicago Film Festival, this documentary is "candid, revealing, insightful...One of the best films on art I have seen," says Judith Wechsler, art historian. ~ Carrie Downes

Product Details

Release Date:
07/27/2010
UPC:
0767685224519
Original Release:
1992
Rating:
NR
Source:
New Video Group
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:54:00
Sales rank:
38,998

Special Features

Collectible 40-page illustrated booklet on Mitchell's life and work

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter
1. Introduction [4:22]
2. Family [4:09]
3. 1940s Art World [5:41]
4. Politics In Art [3:54]
5. Movie Within a Movie [1:45]
6. Joan In Paris [5:32]
7. A Strong Sense of Light [8:39]
8. Yves Michaud [9:08]
9. Jean Fournier [2:11]
10. Frederique & Phillipe [4:40]
11. Marcia Tucker [2:17]
12. End Credits [1:57]

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