Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell Subject of Three-Part Exhibition

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NEW ORLEANS, LA.- The Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University presents Joan Mitchell in New Orleans, on view March 31 – June 30, 2010. Organized in collaboration with the Joan Mitchell Foundation and Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, the three-part exhibition brings together the major bodies of the artist’s work: works on paper at the Newcomb Art Gallery, paintings at the New Orleans Museum of Art, and prints at the Contemporary Arts Center. The Newcomb Art Gallery show is a comprehensive survey of Joan Mitchell’s works on paper created over a 30-year period and focuses on the artist’s bold work in pastel. The show also includes examples of other media, such as watercolor and oil paint, and offers a rare chance to view the artist’s archival sketchbooks