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Sotheby’s to Offer Three Paintings from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

On 14 November, Sotheby’s will present A Street (1926) and Calla Lillies on Red (1928) by Georgia O’Keeffe in a Contemporary Art Evening Auction for the first time. The stunning Cottonwood Tree in Spring (1943) will also be featured at the American Art Auction, taking place on 16 November. Succeeding the sale of Georgia O’Keeffe’s iconic flower painting Jimson Weed/White Flower No.1 (1932), Sotheby’s will again be offering significant works by the modernist artist to...

Georgia O’Keeffe: Mother of American Modernism

Arts & Collections takes a look at one of the top female artists of all time, Georgia O’Keeffe. Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) was born in Wisconsin to an Irish father and Dutch/Hungarian mother and was the second of seven children. She studied art and painting from a young age—something her mother encouraged—and attended the Art Institute of Chicago after graduating from high school. O’Keeffe took classes with the Art Students League with whom she won an...

Georgia O’Keeffe at the Tate Modern

The Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition at the Tate Modern marks the 100th anniversary of her New York debut. Best known for her paintings of magnified flowers, animal skulls and New Mexico desert landscapes, Georgia O’Keeffe is a pioneer of 20th century art. The exhibition, which will run until 30 October 2016 at the Tate Modern, London, marks the 100th anniversary of her New York debut. The retrospective gives a rare chance to see over 100 of her...

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