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Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe
by Laurie Lisle
Book Description Georgia O'Keeffe, one of the most original painters America has ever produced, left behind a remarkable legacy when she died at the age of ninety-eight. Her vivid visual vocabulary -- sensuous flowers, bleached bones against red sky and earth -- had a stunning, profound, and lasting influence on American art in this century.

O'Keeffe's personal mystique is as intriguing and enduring as her bold, brilliant canvases. Here is the first full account of her exceptional life -- from her girlhood and...
Paperback: 512 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.25 x 8.23 x 5.32 
Publisher: Washington Square Press; Revised and Updated edition 
ISBN: 0671016660
 

Georgia OKeeffe and New Mexico : A Sense of Place
Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico : A Sense of Place
by Barbara Buhler Lynes, Lesley Poling-Kempes, Frederick W. Turner
Hardcover from Princeton University Press
Full Bloom: The Art and Life of Georgia OKeeffe
Full Bloom: The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Hardcover from W.W. Norton & Company
Georgia OKeeffe Museum
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
by Peter H. Hassrick
Hardcover from Harry N Abrams
Maria Chabot--Georgia OKeeffe: Correspondence 1941-1949
Maria Chabot--Georgia O'Keeffe: Correspondence 1941-1949
by Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ann Paden, Georgia O'Keeffe, MARIA CHABOT
Book Description
Maria Chabot met Georgia O'Keeffe in Northern New Mexico in 1940. O'Keeffe, one of America's most celebrated artists, was fifty-three and had just purchased a house at Ghost Ranch where she had painted over several previous summers. Chabot, a San Antonian and an aspiring but unknown writer, was a robust twenty-six and familiar with the largely Spanish-speaking culture of the region.

The two were drawn to each other for different reasons. To be free to paint, O'Keeffe needed capable help to sustain and provision her remote household, and although Chabot needed a place to live where she could pursue her writing with minimum distraction, she was also seeking a mentor.

For four summers beginning in 1941, when O'Keeffe was in New Mexico, Chabot lived with the artist at Ghost Ranch, managing her house and guests, and organizing the famed camping-painting trips from which came some of O'Keeffe's most distinguished works of the period. In 1946, Chabot agreed to conceive and oversee the reconstruction of a ruined adobe house in Abiquiu, NM, that would become O'Keeffe's permanent home in 1949.

During the periods when O'Keeffe was in New York where she lived with her husband, famed photographer Alfred Stieglitz, the two women wrote each other with remarkable frequency. Their letters describe their love for northern New Mexico, the hardships of life there during World War II, and their interactions with the diverse cultural groups of the region. The letters also offer insights into the women's very different ways of dealing with the world and their differing perceptions of a complex and sometimes tempestuous friendship.

Hardcover from University of New Mexico Press

Georgia OKeeffe
Georgia O'Keeffe
by Georgia O'Keeffe, Bice Curiger
Hardcover from Hatje Cantz Publishers
Georgia OKeeffe : Catalogue Raisonne
Georgia O'Keeffe : Catalogue Raisonne
by Barbara Buhler Lynes, Georgia O'Keeffe
Hardcover from Yale University Press
OKeeffes OKeeffes: The Artists Collection
O'Keeffe's O'Keeffes: The Artist's Collection
by Barbara Buhler Lynes, Russell Bowman
Georgia O'Keeffe was one of America's preeminent artists and one of the first to experiment with abstract form, though she never abandoned her deep response to and observation of nature. An enormously popular artist, she became identified and respected as an independent American spirit through both her art and her life. At the time of her death in 1986, Georgia O'Keeffe owned more than half of the approximately 2,000 works she had produced during the eighty years she was active as an artist: some 400 works in oil, charcoal, pastel, pencil, and watercolor, as well as more than 700 sketches. For various reasons, she had always kept a portion of her art out of the public eye and these works were not published, exhibited, or available for purchase during her lifetime. Among the works that had been exhibited and sold over the years, some were repurchased by O'Keeffe as they became available. This book explores for the first time the significance of O'Keeffe's collection of her own work. Approximately 75 seminal works, dating from about 1910 through the 1960s and reproduced in full color, document the range and quality of the art that O'Keeffe either chose to retain in her estate or consciously distributed to institutions in her lifetime and as bequests. It reveals her thinking in relation to her oeuvre, providing a unique perspective from which to understand O'Keeffe as artist and collector. The book accompanies an exhibition organized by the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, the principal recipients to date of art from the O'Keeffe estate. The exhibition coincides with the opening of the Milwaukee Art Museum's major addition designed by noted Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. 110 color and 20 black-and-white illustrations 
Hardcover from Thames & Hudson
ISBN:0500092990 
Georgia OKeeffe: A Life
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life
by Roxana Robinson, Georgia O'Keeffe
Paperback from University Press of New England
High Drama: The New York Cityscapes of Georgia O'Keeffe and Margaret Bourke-White
by Peter R. Kalb
Paperback from Midmarch Arts Press
Frank Lloyd Wright/Georgia OKeeffe : Duets
Frank Lloyd Wright/Georgia O'Keeffe : Duets
by Llorenc Bonet
Hardcover from Harper Design International
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
by Peter H. Hassrick (Editor), et al
Georgia O'Keeffe's unconventional paintings of mountains, bones, and flowers--often on a giant scale--and her clear, simple forms and colors made her an early pioneer of a new American modernism. The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum opened in summer 1997 in Santa Fe, presenting works from all periods of the artist's long career. Providing a remarkable virtual tour through the museum, this beautiful clothbound volume with French folded jacket features essays by leading art writers such as Barbara Rose and Mark Stevens, and a new, thorough chronology by Charles Eldredge. Included in the 86 full-color images and 4 lavish gatefolds are many works that have never been reproduced before, which are complemented throughout by black-and-white photographs documenting the extraordinary life of this courageous, inventive artist (1887-1986). For O'Keeffe fans unable to travel to Santa Fe for a personal pilgrimage, this book is the next best thing. Amazon.com
Hardcover: 144 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.90 x 12.48 x 9.49 
Publisher: Harry N Abrams; 
ISBN: 0810936852

Georgia O'Keeffe and the Calla Lily in American Art, 1860-1940
by Barbara Buhler Lynes, et al
Book Description: During the second half of the nineteenth century, the exotic South African calla lily was introduced in the United States, and it began to appear as a subject in American art. The flower became even more popular with artists after Freud provided a sexual interpretation of its form that added new levels of meaning to depictions of it. The calla lily soon became a recurring motif in works by important painters and photographers, particularly Georgia O'Keeffe, who depicted the flower so many times and in such provocative ways that by the early 1930s she became known as "the lady of the lilies." 

This gorgeous book features 54 paintings, photographs, and drawings of the calla lily dating from the 1860s to 1940. It includes nine of O'Keeffe's most renowned paintings of the flower as well as works by Imogen Cunningham, Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, John La Farge, Man Ray, Joseph Stella, and Edward Weston. The book includes an introduction by esteemed O'Keeffe scholar Barbara Buhler Lynes and essays on various aspects of the flower in American art by Charles C. Eldredge and James Moore.

This book is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum from October 3, 2002 to January 14, 2003, which will then travel to the Albuquerque Museum from February 1 to May 1, 2003 and the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg, Virginia, from May 31 to August 10, 2003.
Hardcover: 152 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.74 x 11.52 x 9.64 
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr; (October 1, )
ISBN: 0300097387
 
 

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