Archive Of Month: August 2011

Books: “Joan Mitchell, Lady Painter: A Life” by Patricia Albers

This life story is a smart, sexy, full-bodied read. We get it all: from Mitchell’s Midwestern ancestors to her early success in New York’s art world to her deathbed in Paris. Drinker, lover, painter, traveler. Rude, crude, mean. What a life! Joan Mitchell (1925 – 1992) was born to great wealth in Chicago. Her mother