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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Georgia O'Keeffe an American Artist

Georgia O'Keefe created bold art that held distinct flowers, dramatic cityscapes, glowing landscapes and held true for American Modernism. O'Keefe created more than a thousand art pieces. A few of which included

Georgia O'Keefe was born on November 15, 1887. The second oldest child of seven O'Keefe lived with her family in Wisconsin. Blessed with art lessons as a child her early talent was recognized. After graduation from high school Georgia set out to make herself an artist. O'Keefe studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Art Students League in New York.  It was after a summer course in Virginia that her style changed. She would use her New Mexico influence in her art work and live to paint up into her late years of life.



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