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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.




Nude series VIII


Nude Series X


Nude Series XII


Blue and Green Music


Special no 5


An Orchid


The Dark Iris


White Sweet Peas


White Iris


 Black Iris No.2


Goat's horn with red


Red and Pink Rocks


Pelvis Series, Red with Yellow


Datura and Pedernal


Red Hills and White Flower


Cup Of Silver


Sky Above Clouds IV


From the White Place


The Gerald Tree


Nature Forms


Large Dark Red Leaves on White


Jack in the Pulpit No 6


Cows Skull on Red


Deer's Skull with Pedernal


Thigh Bone with Black Stripe


East River from the Shelton


The Radiator Building at Night


New York, Night


Night in the City


Hotel Shelton no 1


The Shelton with Sunspots


Street, New York 1


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