Monday, March 9, 2015

Artist of the Month of March: Georgia O'Keeffe (VIDEO)

Artist Georgia O'Keeffe in 1918.
Georgia O'Keeffe was born on November 15, 1887, in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. Photographer Alfred Stieglitz gave O'Keefe her first gallery show in 1916 and the couple married in 1924. O'Keeffe moved to New Mexico after her husbands death and was inspired by the landscape to create numerous well-known paintings. Georgia O'Keeffe died on March 6, 1986.

Painting called "Jimson Weed-3" by Georgia O'Keeffe in 1936.

Artist, painter. Born on November 15, 1887, in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. Known for her striking flower paintings and other captivating works, Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the greatest American artists of the twentieth century. She took to making art at a young age and went to study at the Art Institute of Chicago in the early 1900s. Later, while living in New York, she studied with such artists as William Merritt Chase as a member of the Art Students League.

Click here for more information about this artist.  Click below to see an 11-minute video about her life!

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