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Evening Star No. VI | MyGeorgiaOKeeffe.com

O’Keeffe’s Texas watercolors: prototype for postwar modernism?

If the Arts News review of the Texas watercolors¬† exhibited in 1958 made the backhanded compliment that they were Georgia O’Keeffe’s best works — and that she had peaked early — other critics and historians chose to look forward, rather than backward. Could the artist’s primal abstractions, they wondered, be a precedent for the latest […]

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exhibit 1927 checklist | MyGeorgiaOKeeffe.com

The last mad throb of red

So much inanity has been written about Georgia O’Keeffe, from her first show to the current retrospective at the Tate Modern. But here, here, is perhaps the finest commentary ever made on her work. It’s by the artist Charles Demuth, and was published alongside the checklist of paintings of her 1927 exhibit at The Intimate […]

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