Tag Archives: John Ashbery


Retrospective
Joan Mitchell, Rivière, 1990, oil on canvas. ©ESTATE OF JOAN MITCHELL, COLLECTION OF JOAN MITCHELL FOUNDATION

An Expressionist in Paris: John Ashbery on Joan Mitchell, in 1965

In honor of the Kunsthaus Bregenz’s Joan Mitchell retrospective, which opens tomorrow in that Austrian city, we turn back to April 1965, when John Ashbery wrote about the work the American painter was making in Paris. At that time, Ashbery, … Read More


Artists News
Freilicher in 1984.

Jane Freilicher, Painter and Confidant of the New York School, Dies at 90

The painter Jane Freilicher, whose airy, radiantly colored still lifes and landscapes made her a leading light of the 1950s New York School and one the great representational artists of postwar America, died on Tuesday in New York. She was 90. … Read More


News
Plate two of Ellsworth Kelly’s 1992 portfolio “The Mallarmé Suite.”

Words with Friends: Artist-Poet Pairings

Picasso, Ashbery, Rivers, Johns, Motherwell, Alberti and more in “The Artist and the Poet” at the Art Institute of Chicago Read More


Profiles
Jane Hammond, Wish I May, Wish I Might, 2006, oil and mixed media on canvas.

Jane Hammond: ‘Down the Rabbit Hole of Photography’

Using snapshots, her own family photos, and digital tools, Jane Hammond creates surreal and sometimes literally dazzling images Read More