Georgia O'Keeffe : a life (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Georgia O'Keeffe : a life

Author: Roxana Robinson
Publisher: Waltham, Massachusetts Brandeis University Press 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Brandeis University Press edition, Expanded editionView all editions and formats
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"Georgia O'Keeffe is arguably the 20th century's leading woman artist. Coming of age along with American modernism, her life was rich in intense relationships --with family, friends, and especially noted photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Her struggle between the rigorous demands of love and work resulted in extraordinary accomplishments. Her often-eroticized flowers, bones, stones, skulls, and pelvises became extremely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biografie
Named Person: Georgia O'Keeffe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roxana Robinson
ISBN: 9781684580323 1684580323
OCLC Number: 1220879281
Description: xx, 687 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments, Part I: 1887-1902 Sun Prairie: The Wide and Generous Land, Part II: 1903-1918 Distant Skies: Explorations and Initiations, Part III: 1919-1928 An Ordered Life: Manhattan and Lake George, Part IV: 1929-1946 A Fair Division: New York and New Mexico, Part V: 1947-1972 A Peaceful Life: The Land of Shining Stone, Part VI: 1973-1986 Withdrawal: The Dying of the Light, Sources and Codes for Notes, Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index, Illustrations: Sources and Credits
Responsibility: Roxana Robinson.

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"Georgia O'Keeffe is arguably the 20th century's leading woman artist. Coming of age along with American modernism, her life was rich in intense relationships --with family, friends, and especially noted photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Her struggle between the rigorous demands of love and work resulted in extraordinary accomplishments. Her often-eroticized flowers, bones, stones, skulls, and pelvises became extremely well known to a broad American public"--.

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"The best book ever written on O'Keeffe. . . . An invaluable resource." -- Calvin Tomkins * New Yorker * "Robinson's detailed, sensitive critique of O'Keeffe's work alternates with an absorbing, Read more...

 
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