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Georgia o'keeffe flowers color and sensuality


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American modernist artist

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Georgia o'keeffe flowers color and sensuality

  1. 1. Georgia O'Keeffe is a 20th century American painter best known for her flower canvases and southwestern landscapes. A pioneer of Modern Art, Georgia O'Keeffe created large-scale paintings of natural forms and flowers at close range. She began to spend much of her time in New Mexico and created imagery synonymous with the American Southwest.
  2. 2. 1918 – photo by Alfred Stieglitz
  3. 3. Moving to New York in 1914, Georgia O'Keeffe was quick to assimilate the principles of European modernism
  4. 4. “If I could paint the flower exactly as I see it no one would see what I see because I would paint it small like the flower is small. So I said to myself - I'll paint what I see - what the flower is to me but I'll paint it big and they will be surprised into taking time to look at it - I will make even busy New Yorkers take time to see what I see of flowers.”
  5. 5. In 1918 she moved to Manhattan, with the support of Stieglitz, who became her husband
  6. 6. O’Keeffe explores the ambiguous relationship between abstraction and figurativism in her large flower plans
  7. 7. Her best known works show very colorful fresh, and sensual flowers
  8. 8. (1887 – 1986) In 1946, after her husband’s death, O’Keeffe left to live alone at Ghost Ranch, in the middle of an indian reservation in Nouveau- Mexique desert . She died at 99 in Santa Fé.
  9. 9. Lilibeth Audio: Billy Vaughan, Petite Fleur 2010 - Reviewed -2014