Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe : Georgia O’Keeffe Inside Red Canna, 1919 Huile sur toile, 55,9 × 43,2 cm Collection Sylvia Neil and Daniel Fischel Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum / Adagp, Paris, 2021    Georgia O'Keeffe : Georgia O'Keeffe Black Hills with Cedar, 1941-1942 Huile sur toile, 40 × 76 cm Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981 (86.3471) Photo © Cathy Carver. Hirshhorn Museum and Scul    Georgia O'Keeffe : Georgia O’Keeffe, The Shelton with Sunspots, N.Y., 1926 Huile sur toile, 123,2 × 76,8 cm The Art Institute of Chicago IL, USA © Art Institute of Chicago /Gift of Leigh B. Block/Bridgeman Images © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum / Adagp, Paris, 2021   

The exhibition

O'Keeffe: Georgia on my mind

Hoagy Carmichael was not thinking of any particular Georgia when he composed Georgia on my mind in 1930. This worldwide hit appears today as an unconscious tribute to the pioneering genius of Georgia O'Keeffe, the first woman to conquer modern American art. Itinerary of a Spoiled Child at the Centre Pompidou. 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'm one of the best painters (in the world)!"

Excerpt from the article by Emmanuel Daydé published in the No. 98 of the magazine Art Absolument.


08/09/2021 - 06/12/2021
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