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O’Keeffe Museum: new thematic galleries

Are you headed to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum? Here’s the news from its recent newsletter about a change in gallery design: By now you might have heard that the Museum has changed to a new thematic gallery style of exhibition. This is an exciting change for the Museum, and here’s what you need to know […]

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Two exhibits

Thanks to The Smart Set for publishing this essay on O’Keeffe — my first longform work on the artist. The tentative title for my book is Georgia O’Keeffe: “It Takes Time to See.” What do you think? Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) was notoriously private about her artmaking. “I can never bear to have people […]

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O’Keeffe’s best years

Her best years, Georgia O’Keeffe often remarked, were the early years of discovery and anonymity. She hadn’t yet become “our best woman painter,” or Alfred Stieglitz’s wife, or the sage of Abiquiu. She was an earnest young woman pursuing Art and making her living as an art teacher in towns far away from New York […]

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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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Georgia O’Keeffe’s Door

In honor of Women’s History Month 2015, my essay on Georgia O’Keeffe was published in Houston Woman Magazine. Enjoy! What was there to love about the abandoned house perched over route 84, north of Santa Fe by 53 miles? Its adobe walls were cracked and crumbling, the beams fallen, the doors dangling. Much of the […]

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