Georgia O'keefe

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  • Georgia O'Keefe
    • Context
      • Modernist
      • 1920's-60's
      • Her work was discovered by the photographer Steiglitz
      • "When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else
      • Doesn't fit in any catagory
    • How nature is implicit in their work
      • Emphasizes the primary forms of nature
      • Synthasizes abstraction and realism
      • Common themes of flowers, skulls and the desert
    • Main Works
      • Jimson weed 1932
        • Wants to share her experince with the flower
        • "Sought to capture the emotion and power through abstracting the nature world"
      • Rams head white hollyhock and little hills 1935
        • "Momentimore" Reminder of death
      • Blue and Green Music 1921
        • Aquatic feeling
      • Black iris
        • No evidence of a light source
    • Key  Charectaristics
      • Renders subjectively
      • Inspired by kandinsky
      • Subjective
      • Strange light sources
      • Enigmatic
      • Influenced by Paul Strands of cropping photos


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