By. Jedi Chukwusom
In 1929 O'Keeffe visited New Mexico and fell in love with the scenery and returned every summer to paint. In 1946 her husband died and O'Keeffe moved to New Mexico. Through the 1950's and 60's her fame grew as she painted more. In 1970 she was categorized as one of the most important and influential painters at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Her eyesight began to deteriorate with her age and could no longer paint without assistance. She did her last unassisted oil painting in 1972 and in 1985 she received the Medal of The Arts from president Ronald Reagan. Georgia O'Keeffe passed away on March 6, 1986, she was 98.
Some Of Georgia O'Keeffe's Paintings
Goergia O'Keeffe paints a picture in New Mexico.
A painting mad by O'Keeffe in 1935.
Santa Fe Road
An Old Santa Fe Road painted by O'Keeffe estimated at 2-3 million dollars.
Frequently Asked Questions
2. When did she get the idea to paint a ram head?