A Great Artist of the Twentieth Century
About This Painter
Georgia showed her work to the public for the first time in 1916 when Alfred Stieglitz, a famous photographer and gallery owner, let he present her work at his gallery 291. The two of them worked together both as a professional and personal partnership. They married in 1924 and worked together until Alfred's death in 1946. Afterward, O'Keeffe moved to New Mexico for good. Her new home also allowed he to explore and paint the landscape there, which became many well- known paintings of hers. She died on March 6, 1986 at 98 years of age.
About Her Work
Her paintings were of pieces of her life and places that she visited. She painted landscapes, flowers, and animal bones around her studio. At the same time, her paintings were semi-abstract, such as the painting Red Canna shown above. This painting is a great example of what she did because it has some many different shades of colors, and at the same time, it is a very beautiful semi-abstract painting of a red canna flower.