Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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Paintings by Robert Henri

Robert Henri & Ireland is a major loan exhibition organized by the Mint Museum of Art and opening there in May 2011 before touring to two additional venues in 2011 and 2012. Long celebrated as the leader of the urban realists group known as “the Ashcan School,” Henri’ art has received less attention than one might expect. The few museum exhibitions that have focused solely on Henri include those organized by the Delaware Art Museum in 1984 and the Orlando Museum of Art in 1994 were retrospective in nature.  Robert Henri and Ireland is the first to explore a particular component of Henri’s w... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 12/10/11


Shared Intelligence will be the first major museum exhibition to survey the fraught but highly productive relationship of painting to photography in 20th-Century American Art. It brings together approximately 75 photographs and paintings by such artists as Robert Bechtle, Chuck Close, Thomas Eakins, Sherrie Levine, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cindy Sherman, Charles Sheeler, Ben Shahn, Edward Steichen, and Alfred Stieglitz for whom the two mediums were essential to their practices.In opposition to Modernist critics such as Clement Greenberg and John Szarkowski, who have tried to establish the autonomy o... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 6/26/11


Georgia O’Keeffe led an aesthetic life of precise and specific preferences that informed her daily life as well as her artistic practice. She was discriminating about the views that became the subject of her artwork, as well as the materials and tools she used to create her extraordinary body of work. “O’Keeffiana: Art and Art Materials” offers a view of her artistic practice in a rich selection of artworks in various media – watercolor, charcoal, graphite, pastels, oil, and sculpture – along with a sampling of the pastels, watercolors, oil paints and brushes, she used. The exhibit... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 1/16/11

Susan Rothenberg Focused Show

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and the Modern Art Museum Fort Worth are co-organizing an exhibition of the work of Susan Rothenberg, one of America’s best-known living artists, who, like Georgia O’Keeffe, left New York at mid-career to make New Mexico her primary residence.  Each has established a significant place and artistic identity in the American Southwest, an area initially defined as a male domain in that the majority of its early Anglo visitors and inhabitants -- explorers, ethnographers, photographers, traders, cattle ranchers, and cowboys -- were men. O’Keeffe and Rothenberg also... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 1/4/10

Photographs of Georgia O'Keeffe

      Curated by Barbara Buhler Lynes, Curator, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and the Emily Fisher Landau Director, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center.Beginning in the 1910s, when Alfred Stieglitz began making photographs of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the end of her life, in 1986, O'Keeffe was sought out by numerous American photographers, who made her a subject in their work. When The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation, closed in 2006, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum was fortunate to receive its collection of photographs of O'Keeffe. On display will be selections of these works, along with other photographs... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 12/27/09

Seldom Seen Work

by E-Slant Team
O’Keeffe: Beyond Our Shores is a selection of seldom seen O’Keeffe works that were inspired by her travels outside of the United States: Bermuda (1933 and 1934), Hawaii before it became part of the United States (1939), Peru (1957), andAsia (1959 and 1960). These works have never before been exhibited together, and among them is a recent gift to the Museum from a private collector of the wonderful oil painting, White Bird of Paradise, 1939. O’Keeffe completed it when in Hawaii in 1939 as a guest of the Dole Pineapple Company that had commissioned her to make paintings for its advertising cam... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 8/7/09

New Mexico - a Catalyst for Reinvention

by E-Slant Team
        In 1916, the painter Robert Henri left New York for the first of three visits to Santa Fe in search of new artistic inspiration. He did so at a pivotal moment in the early history of American Modernism, during the Great War and amid the aftermath of the sensational Armory Show in New York, when many of his compatriots were responding inventively to the aesthetic challenge posed by the European avant-garde. Captivated by the beautiful, unfamiliar western places and peoples of New Mexico, Henri encouraged two close friends and colleagues – George Bellows and John Sloan – to follow his... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 4/28/09