• Georgia O'Keeffe - part 9

    2 days ago - By Poul Webb

    1968 Georgia O'Keeffe by Arnold Newman gelatin silver print
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    One of the pioneers of American modernism, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was a member of Alfred Stieglitz's circle of progressive artists who made it their mission to create a new and distinctly American art. She was one of the few women in the group and, to her frustration, contemporary critics often highlighted the ability of her work to express “femaleness.” In 1922 she complained that critics “make me seem like some strange unearthly sort of creature floating in the air - breathing in...
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