Archive | October, 2015

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Wall with Green Door

This is one of Georgia O’Keeffe’s Abiquiu patio door images that’s not commonly referenced. Sharyn R. Udall writes in O’Keeffe and Texas (catalog to the exhibit of the same name by the McNay Art Museum in 1998): “Later in the 1940s O’Keeffe restored a ruined New Mexico adobe house in the village of Abiquiu, not […]

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O’Keeffe retrospective set for Tate Modern

From the Tate Modern comes this most excellent news: Tate Modern will present a major retrospective of the American modernist artist Georgia O’Keeffe, a century after her New York debut. The exhibit will run 6 July to 30 October 2016. The exhibition is the first important solo institutional exhibition of the artist’s work in the […]

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O’Keeffe photo by Stieglitz on auction

I love this Alfred Stieglitz portrait of Georgia O’Keeffe (1918), because it’s a rare image of her at work. I like the way she’s seated, slightly elevated, on a sturdy cushion, her legs drawn up in front of her. With a brush in her right hand, those long tapered fingers of her left hand are […]

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