Georgia O'Keeffe

1887 (Sun Prairie (Wisconsin)) / 1986 (Santa Fe (Nouveau-Mexique))

She was there, in front of our eyes, and we didn't see her - or so little. Georgia O'Keeffe is certainly the missing link between women and modernity. Although she herself felt that she was the right person at the right time in the right place, Georgia was aware of her value: "Men like to describe me as the best female painter," she said. But no, I think I am one of the best painters (in the world)!"

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