The Chestnut Grey by Georgia O’Keeffe
A little rushed today. It’s our 6 year wedding anniversary and so I’m trying to get enough work done on assignments to take some time off. 202 more words
Georgia O’Keeffe–Artist, Author
To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage
Making your unknown known is the important thing
You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare… 22 more words
“Earth’s crammed with heaven…But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.”-Elizabeth Barrett Browning (born on 6 March 1806)
“I know I cannot paint a flower. I cannot paint the sun on the desert on a bright summer morning but maybe in terms of paint color I can convey to you my experience of the flower or the experience that makes the flower of significance to me at that particular time.” Georgia O’Keeffe, who died March 6, 1986.
“Perfect” rainbows, “perfect days” and “perfect” mountain views is the way
Georgia O’Keeffe described Lake George in the 1920’s.
On view at the de Young in San Francisco is the Modern Nature Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George exhibit, featuring many of these perfect scenes painted while summering at the lake with Alfred Stieglitz.