An Exciting And Rare Vintage Joan Mitchell Abstract Expressionist Art Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Scandinavian Rugs, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – This fascinating and artistic vintage mid century rug is the brain child of the iconic abstract expressionist artist Joan Mitchell. Joan Mitchell’s art work was special and important for a number of reasons. Mitchell is regarded as being a second generation abstract expressionist, and one of only a few female artists and painters to gain sufficient notoriety to have her work displayed in many major museums in the USA and Europe.
Mitchell focused on gestural painting that was filled with emotion in addition to being quite expressive. Often, her works of art were created by violently flinging paint against the canvas in what she considered to be a social statement. Mitchell considered her artworks to be under the influence of society and the social trends surrounding her.
This beautiful art rug is typical of her work, and highly unique from an artistic point of view. Rather than using black paint on a white background, this one creates striking contrast to what one usually expects. This artistic vintage Scandinavian rug has a combination of heavy and light strokes. It takes the eye on a journey through sweeping curves and then sudden changes in direction that gives the eye many different directions to follow.
This captivating vintage Joan Mitchell abstract expressionist art rug is fascinating and will add so much interest to any modern or even retro decor. Not only is this Joan Mitchell rug beautifully emotional, it is an important example in the history of abstract expressionist art and would make an excellent addition to any collection. This beautiful art rug is a quintessential Abstract Expressionist piece that focused on the emotion of the piece, rather than standard artistic conventions.