Once an artist has passed the midlife mark, they must reckon with the inevitability of death. The question that reverberates throughout this publication is “how do you want to be remembered?” What must be done to make that happen can be found right here. Read more.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation is pleased to announce the release of a new workbook, titled Estate Planning for Visual Artists: A Workbook for Attorneys & Executors. Developed in partnership with the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston (A&BC), the workbook includes in-depth sections on legal matters pertaining to intellectual property and copyright as well as estate vehicles, such as wills, trusts, and artist-endowed foundations, among others. Read more.
The ongoing CALL / VoCA talk series provides artists with the opportunity to discuss their practices as well as their experiences in legacy development, in and outside of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) initiative. Read more.
This December, the Foundation will release a book and open a companion exhibition, both titled "Widening Circles: Portraits from the Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist Community at 25 Years," to celebrate the work and achievements of its artist community and to examine the impact of its initiatives over the past 25 years. Read more.
We sat down with artist Jessica Lagunas in April 2018 while she was an Artist-in-Residence at the Joan Mitchell Center to hear about her latest textile art project: creating a weaving with donated strands of hair from people who visited her studio during the residency. Read more.
Master printmaker Kenneth Tyler worked with Joan Mitchell on numerous print projects between 1981 and 1992. On the occasion of the exhibition "Kenneth Tyler: The Art of Collaboration," we offer an excerpt from Tyler's remembrance of Mitchell. Read more.
For fans of Joan Mitchell, this fall offers many opportunities to dig deeper into her work and life through exhibitions, public programs, and a new book. Here's an overview of current and upcoming events. Read more.