White Territory

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Abstract painting, primarily white with a large squarish area of dark green in the top left quadrant. Loose brushwork varies from wide, full strokes to the short, rapid strokes at the compositions center. Pigment application ranges from a very thin wash to heavy impasto.
Joan Mitchell
1970-71
In "White Territory," the title of the work along with its gestural brushwork strongly evoke the memory or sensation of a landscape. It is a reflection upon personal associations and inner domains that the artist calls "internal weather."
Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
1974/2.21
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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