Georgia O'keeffe-ShiverWoodberry

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Georgia O'keeffe-ShiverWoodberry

  1. 1. Georgia O’Keeffe 1887-1986
  2. 2. Personal Events: <ul><li>Attended High School at Sacred Heart Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Studies art at Art Institute of Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Married photographer Alfred Stieglitz on 12/11/1924 </li></ul><ul><li>Born 11/15/1887, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin </li></ul>
  3. 3. Historical Events: <ul><li>Major figure in American art from 1920s </li></ul><ul><li>Widespread recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Won several honorable mentions </li></ul><ul><li>Quit painting in 1910 </li></ul><ul><li>Continued painting in 1915 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Influence of art world <ul><li>1905- enrolled in school at the Art Institute of Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>1907-enrolled in Art Students league in NYC </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Strand, Alfred Stieglitz & friends inspired her work </li></ul><ul><li>Colors, textures & soft lines of Adobe buildings opened her eyes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Stylistic Traits
  6. 6. <ul><li>Contoured forms, replete with subtle tonal transition of varying colors </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Powerful abstract images </li></ul><ul><li>Abstraction and representation </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Worked primarily in oil </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Layers of colors </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Similar tones of color (such as members of a blue family: light blue, dark blue, teal, turquoise, etc) </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Out lines to “pop” out things </li></ul><ul><li>Shadow lines to show different sections of the painting </li></ul>

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