Full Bloom: The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe

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W. W. Norton & Company, Sep 17, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 640 pages

"The definitive life of O'Keeffe." —Hilton Kramer, Los Angeles Times

Georgia O'Keefe (1887?-1986) was one of the most successful American artists of the twentieth century: her arresting paintings of enormous, intimately rendered flowers, desert landscapes, and stark white cow skulls are seminal works of modern art. But behind O'Keeffe's bold work and celebrity was a woman misunderstood by even her most ardent admirers. This large, finely balanced biography offers an astonishingly honest portrayal of a life shrouded in myth.

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One of the most famous and probably the richest female artists ever, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was born in Wisconsin, lived for many years in New York, was married to photographer and art dealer ... Read full review

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Picked up a remainder copy of this biography of Georgia O'Keefe while on vacation in New Mexico with Jeffrey! It is intriguing and more scholarly than Lisle's book. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
3
Book One BEGINNING 18481917
9
Book Two BECOMING 19181946
155
Book Three BEING 19471986
421
Coda
547
Notes
555
Selected Bibliography
595
Index
605
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Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is a regular contributor to a number of publications, including ARTnews, Art in America, Architectural Digest, and the Los Angeles Times. This is her first book. She lives in Los Angeles.

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