Low Water by Joan Mitchell


Joan Mitchell’s Low Water is an abstract oil painting featuring vibrant colors, dynamic brushwork and dripping fields of paint that draw you in both physically and emotionally. Influenced by the color and beauty of her surroundings, Mitchell often painted complex, captivating landscapes that were extensions of her own memories. Watch Eric Crosby, Director at Carnegie Museum of Art, explore what makes Low Water a masterpiece.

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