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Year 4 - Georgia O'Keeffe: Home
Making her debut a century ago, in 1916, O’Keeffe was immediately recognised as a trailblazing artist, while today her legacy as an American art icon and a pioneer of twentieth-century art is widely recognised.
Men put me down as the best woman painter… …I think I’m one of the best painters. Georgia O’Keeffe
This book for young readers offers an illustrated introduction to the life and art of Georgia O’Keeffe. Georgia O’Keeffe’s bold and colorful depictions of flowers, New York skylines, and desert landscapes are easily recognizable to most adults and endlessly intriguing to young readers. This introduction to the life and work of the world renowned painter is filled with details of her unique life: her choice to live alone in the desert, her fascination with the treasures she found there, and her dedication to her work. O’Keeffe’s signature paintings are intertwined with photographs of the artist at work creating a seamless narrative that links the painter’s captivating personal history to her iconic art. -- Amazon.com
Summary: Brief biographies of American artists along with reproductions of their works, timelines, and a glossary of art-related terms. Contents: Winslow Homer -- Mary Cassatt -- John Singer Sargent -- Edward Hopper -- Georgia O'Keeffe -- Alexander Calder -- Mark Rothko -- Joseph Cornell -- Louise Bourgeois -- Jackson Pollock -- Jacob Lawrence -- Andy Warhol -- Jasper Johns