Georgia O'Keeffe

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  • Georgia O'Keeffe Essay

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    Georgia O'Keeffe "The meaning of a word - to me - is not as exact as the meaning of a color. Colors and shapes make a more definite statement than words. I write this because such odd things have been done about me with words. I have often been told what to paint. I am often amazed at the spoken and written word telling me what I have painted. I make this effort because no one else can know how my paintings happen. Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what

  • Georgia O'Keeffe and Willa Cather's Use of Symbolism and Imagery

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    There were many of artists and writers, who demonstrated symbolism and imagery within their work of art, set in nineteenth century New Mexico. Willa Cather and Georgia O’Keeffe were best known as an author and an artist in the nineteenth century. Willa Cather had a long memorable career writing novels, short stories, poems, and essay, and contributing to any newspapers, editor, and journals as writer. She travels at length to gather material for her narrative and characters, and was recognizable

  • Georgia O ' Keeffe 's Influence On American Culture

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    “Georgia O’Keeffe is now an iconic figure, a woman who represents an essential version of the American Dream”(Hassrick 12). During the twentieth century it was a time where “American culture” had been going through conflicts and many artist had a difficult time making a name for themselves (Hoffman). Their was a very few who made it into the art world for themselves such as Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol made a claim in American culture. Arts suchs Pollock, Warhol and O’Keeffe didn’t get this

  • Georgia O Keeeffe Writing Style

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    Taylor Rebmann Chris Brennan Art 131 December 5th, 2016 Georgia O'Keefe Georgia O'Keeffe is an American artist, who lived during American Modernism (“Georgia O’Keeffe”). She inspired many artists throughout her time and even after. She liked to use landscapes and architecture as subject matter (“Georgia O;Keeffe”). The historical context is significant during the time. Her style and type of artwork are very specific to who she was as an artist and a person because she loved the outdoors and

  • Essay on Georgia OKeefe (includes annotated bibliography)

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    Georgia O’Keefe (word count includes annotated bibliography) Georgia O’Keefe is a famous American painter who painted beautiful flowers and landscapes. But she painted these images in such a way that many people believed she was portraying sexual imagery. “O’Keefe’s depictions of flowers in strict frontality and enlarged to giant scale were entirely original in character . . . the view into the open blossoms evoked an image of the female psyche and invited erotic associations.” (Joachimides 47)

  • History Of Georgia O ' Keefe

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    Georgia O’Keefe was born into Wisconsin farm-life in 1887. Her mother Ida wanted her daughters to be educated, and sent Georgia to a small girl’s boarding school. Although favored by her art teacher, “she was something of a problem pupil. Sometimes she worked intensely, and other times, she refused to work for days and instead pestered the other girls in the studio (Lisle).” When Georgia graduated from the Chatham Episcopal Institute in 1905, she attended the Art Institute of Chicago. Unfortunately

  • Red Canna Flower Analysis

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    Georgia O'Keeffe is a 20th century American painter and pioneer of American modernism best known for her canvases depicting flowers, animal skulls and southeastern landscapes. Georgia was born on November 15, 1887, on a wheat farm in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York. Alfred Stieglitz gave O'Keeffe her first gallery show with her early artworks in 1916 as time grew between them, so did love, and the couple married in 1924. After

  • Georgia O ' Keeffe 's Influence On Art And Becoming An Artist

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    Georgia O’Keeffe was born on November 15, 1887. She grew up in Wisconsin with her father and mother, Francis Calixtus O’Keeffe and Ida Totto, and her 6 siblings. Throughout most of her childhood, she became curious about the world and developed an eager interest in art and becoming an artist. Art was always in her life because her grandmother and her two sisters always leisurely painted as well. She continued to follow her curious wonders about art at Sacred Heart Academy. By the age of 15, Georgia

  • Georgia O Keeefe

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    Georgia O'Keefe was born on November 15, 1887, in the town Sun Prairie, Wisconsin to dairy farmers, Francis and Isa O'Keeffe. She was the second of seven children and the first daughter. She wished to become an artist at a young age and along with her sister, received tutelage from a local watercolor artist, Sara Mann. O'Keeffe graduated high school in 1905 and studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1905-1906, she then attended the Art Students League in New York City where she

  • Alfred Stieglitz

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    The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Modern Art in the Van Vechten gallery at Fisk University accurately represents the modern art movements within the United States and Europe. European artists like Pablo Picasso, Paul Cézanne, Gino Severini and Renoir are featured in the exhibition. American artists like Marsden Hartley, Florine Stettheimer and Charles Demuth have pieces displayed as well. One can surely witness the differences and effects of European modern art on American artists and their work