Paintings

Paintings from the 1980s

  • 'Genesis' or 'The Birth Of The Earth' 'Genesis' otherwise known as 'The Birth of the Earth' as titled in the 1990 exhibition 'Canada in the City' that Joni was part of. Joni's comments ...
  • Arizona Highways ...
  • Before The Avalanche (from Diary of a Decade Interview by Trevr Dunn for Greater London Radio June 9, 1990) A couple of pieces are done from life. There are a series, ...
  • Big Blue Moon There More recently Joni Mitchell has turned her attention to exploring the expressive possibilities inherent in combining both figurative and abstract ele...
  • Black Orpheus #2 (from: Portrait of a Singer's Inner Soul by Robert Enright) © Toronto Globe and Mail July 5, 2000 Black Orpheus uses every technique available to a...
  • Blue This painting was offered for sale on eBay in July of 2006. It is signed by Joni and dated "88" in her hand. In the upper left, Joni has written the...
  • Charlie The Bull Dying In Mexico ...
  • Dog Eat Dog Joni's comments from the 1988 eclection art exhibition catalog: "Dog Eat Dog" was painted to be the cover of an album by the same name. The record c...
  • Dog Eat Dog This was used for the cover of the album "Dog Eat Dog"....
  • Get out of the Kitchen #1 ...
  • Get out of the Kitchen #2 ...
  • I Do Joni's comments from the 1988 eclection art exhibition catalog: "I Do" was not finished in time but it was to be a back drop for our wedding which to...
  • Image from Photo Series ...
  • Image from Photo Series Self portrait of Joni Mitchell against the scrubland. In 'Come In From The Cold' video of her promo videos, Joni says: These pictures were taken in Pa...
  • Kauai ...
  • Nighttime at the Nucleus This painting currently hangs at the University of Judaism. The Nucleus Nuance was (and maybe still is) a restaurant/club in West Hollywood on Melros...
  • Prego ...
  • Refuge Tour ...
  • Solid Love This painting was used on the inside sleeve of the album WILD THINGS RUN FAST and is a double portrait of Joni and Larry Klein. Joni's comments fro...
  • Spring '81 Also known as 'Homage To Matisse'...
  • Still Life With Commotion Joni's comments from the 1988 eclection art exhibition catalog: In 1983 while on a world tour, we stayed in a castle in Scotland. It had a wonderful ...
  • The Junk in Ole's Yard (from: Diary of a Decade Interview by Trevor Dunn © Greater London Radio, June 9, 1990) Towards the middle '80's, I began to abandon the brush for ro...
  • The Malibu Fire The Mendel book, "Voices", actually refers to this painting with two titles. "The Malibu Beach Fire" and "The Malibu Fire"....
  • The Mud Club Joni's comments from the 1988 eclection art exhibition catalog: Georgia and Juan had been making clay vessels. Juan said they were inspired by Georg...
  • The Road To Uncle Lyall's I Named after Joni's uncle Lyall McKee, who lived on a farm outside of Creelman, Saskatchewan....
  • The Road to Uncle Lyall's II Named after Joni's uncle Lyall McKee, who lived on a farm outside of Creelman, Saskatchewan....
  • The Seamstress ...
  • Unknown title Private collection...
  • Untitled Self portrait of Joni Mitchell against the prairies. In 'Come In From The Cold' video of her promo videos, Joni says: When Night Ride Home was complet...
  • Untitled Self-portrait photograph of Joni Mitchell taken against the ruins of a barn in the prairies of Canada...
  • Untitled Self portrait photograph of Joni Mitchell and the grain towers of the prairies...
  • Untitled Self-portrait photograph of Joni Mitchell silhouetted against the bars of Fort Macleod Prison....
  • Untitled (L-R) Vinnie Colaiuta, Mike Landau, Joni Mitchell, Larry Klein, Russell Ferrante. (Photo by Norman Seeff to accompany the 'Wild Things Run Fast Tour'...
  • Untitled (Photo by Norman Seef to accompany the 'Wild Things Run Fast Tour' in 1983.)...
  • Untitled (Photo by Norman Seef to accompany the 'Wild Things Run Fast Tour' in 1983.)...
  • Up On The Roof (From Diary ofa Decade Exhibition catalogue 1990) Joni Mitchell's interest and development in the surfaces of her paintings was accelerated by her exp...
  • White Horses Joni's comments from the 1988 eclection art exhibition catalog: White Horses was a study for the cover of WILD THINGS RUN FAST....
  • Wild Things Run Fast (detail) (from Interview with WNEW-FM, January 12, 1986) PF: I was thinking of what you said in terms of how your art has changed and your music has changed b...