Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

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Purchase Georgia O'Keeffe PrintsGeorgia O'Keeffe Flower Prints

Georgia O’Keeffe flower prints will breathe new life to any room in your home. As a member of the precisionist movement she chose the subject of each painting carefully in an effort to accurately portray its beauty. Her use of flowing lines and vibrant colors help us to better appreciate the complicated structure of not only the flowers depicted in her works, but the surrounding ecosystems they inhabited. First shown in the 291 Gallery owned by Alfred Stieglitz's (who eventually became her husband), her pieces were considered to be the “purest, finest, sincerest things that had entered 291 in a long while."

Through Georgia O’Keeffe’s flower prints, and most other works in her portfolio, it is evident that she was enthralled with nature. Her respect and love for landscapes gave her the drive to accurately depict the wilderness that surrounded her. From rural landscapes in New Mexico and Lake George, to the bright city lights of New York City, she used her signature artistic devices of space, shape and color to create and breathe life into her compositions. It was during the long winter months she spent living in the city that she began working with and painting the large flowers (completing her first in 1924). These works later became some of the more renowned pieces in her repertoire.

"Most people in the city rush around so they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not." Overwhelmed with the hustle and bustle of the city she took it upon herself to reveal the solitude, beauty, and hope that can be found in the image of a single flower. It was through her efforts that city dwellers were able to experience the majesty of the environments outside the confines of the familiar metropolis they lived in. It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The beholder must have owned one of Georgia O’Keeffe’s flower prints.

 

 

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