Why did Georgia O'Keeffe paint animal bones?


Why did Georgia O'Keeffe paint animal bones?

Georgia O'Keeffe and Animal Bones:

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887 - 1986) is one of the greatest American painters of the 20th century. O'Keeffe is best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers and New Mexico landscapes. During her long career, O'Keeffe created over 2000 paintings. Of these 2000, over 200 were paintings of flowers. O'Keeffe was considered the Mother of American Modernism.

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Georgia O'Keeffe began to spend part of each year in New Mexico. In 1930, O'Keeffe witnessed the drought in the Southwest that resulted in the...

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Georgia O'Keeffe: Paintings & Biography
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Chapter 14 / Lesson 47

Georgia O'Keeffe, famous for her sensual paintings of magnified flowers, and inspired by the bewitching southwestern American landscape, is among the foremost artists of the twentieth century. Read about this artist's life and work, and then quiz yourself.

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