Thursday, May 23, 2013
No Weather In Heaven
As we pass above the clouds, everything is blue. Then black. Stars here and there, and planets, if you know what you are looking at.
Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) is an important U.S. painter, a "second generation" abstract expressionist, who, when describing her latest canvases, referred to them as "My black paintings -- although there's no black in them."
Here is a BOMB interview with the artist that begins at her home in Vetheuil, France, in October, 1985.