Art of the 20th Century


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Georgia O’Keeffe

(b Sun Prairie, WI, 15 Nov 1887; d Santa Fe, NM, 6 March 1986).

American painter and draughtsman. She decided to become an artist when she was 12. From 1905 to 1906 she attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1907 she went to New York to study oil, pastel and watercolour painting at the Art Students League. She worked there for a year with William Merritt Chase and won the Chase Still Life Scholarship. In 1908 she saw the first American exhibitions of the work of Auguste Rodin (watercolours) and of Henri Matisse at the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, known as 291, run by Alfred Stieglitz.




The Lawrence Tree




Pattern of Leaves


Purple Petunias


Waterfall No III, Iao Valley


Cow's Skull With Calico Roses


Single Lily with Red


Red Hills, Lake George


Yellow Calla


Horse's skull with white rose


Summer Days


Light Iris


White Trumpet Flower


Ranchos Church Taos, New Mexico


Red Hill and White Shell


Gray Hills


Morning Glory with Black




Yellow Cactus Flowers


Jimson Weed


Red Amarylis


Two Jimson Weeds


The Mountain, New Mexico


From the Faraway Nearby


Pink Moon and Blue Lines


Series I, no 1


 Series I, Number 8


Purple Petunias


Blue Abstraction


Open Clam Shell


Tan Clam with Seaweed

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