Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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Georgia O’Keeffe, Series I—No. 4, 1918 Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation September 17, 2009 – January 17, 2010 Although Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) has long been celebrated as a central figure in twentieth-century art, the abstract works she created throughout her career have remained overlooked by critics and the public in favor of her representational subjects. In 1915, O’Keeffe leaped into abstraction with […]

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Urban Abstractions: Photographs from the Collection, Museum of the City of New York, NY

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Christian Tuempling, Night May 1 – August 2, 2009 New York City’s distinctive architecture and urbanism, and the opportunities the cityscape provides for photographers to explore visual experimentation and abstraction, will be the subject of an exhibition on view at the Museum of the City of New York. Urban Abstractions: Photographs from the Collection will feature some 35 images (3 in color)— by 20th-century masters, and an unknown shutterbug—each expressing artistic vision and personal aesthetic […]

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Fisk University to Sell Georgia O’Keeffe and Marsden Hartley Paintings to Raise Funds

  Marsden Hartley, Painting No. 3 Fisk University in Nashvillle, TN, is planning to sell two works from its collection — Georgia O’Keeffe’s Radiator Building – Night, New York and Marsden Hartley’s Painting No. 3 — to raise funds.  The works were part of Alfred Stieglitz’s personal collection and were donated to the university after his death in 1949 by Georgia O’Keeffe with the intent to challenge segregation by making the collection accessible to African-Americans […]

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