‘The New Woman’

GeorgiaOKeeffe1GeorgiaO'Keeffe-CallaLillies1924 (2)GeorgiaOKeeffe-JimsonWeed (2)In 1916, when Alfred Stieglitz was presented with charcoal drawings done by a young Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986), he exclaimed: “finally a woman on paper!”

Ms. O’Keeffe’s independence, personal struggles, and unique aesthetic made her a symbol of the “new woman,” according to art critic Barbara Rose in 1967.

With gender neutrality de rigueur, Georgia O’Keeffe’s life and work are as relevant as ever.

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