Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

By | November 5, 2019
Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern Author Wanda M. Corn
ISBN-10 3791356011
ISBN-13 9783791356013
Year 2017-03-03
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Prestel
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This book explores how Georgia OKeeffe lived her life steeped in modernism bringing the same style she developed in her art to her dress her homes and her lifestyle Richly illustrated with images of her art and views of the two homes she designed and furnished in New Mexico the book also includes never before published photographs of OKeeffes clothes The author has attributed some of the most exquisite of these garments to OKeeffe a skilled seamstress who understood fabric and design and who has become an icon in todays fashion world as much for her personal style as for her art As one of her friends stated OKeeffe never allowed her life to be one thing and her painting another This fresh and carefully researched study brings OKeeffes style to life illuminating how this beloved American artist purposefully proclaimed her modernity in the way she dressed and posed for photographers from Alfred Stieglitz to Bruce Weber This beautiful book accompanies the first museum exhibition to bring together photographs clothes and art to explore OKeeffes unified modernist aesthetic This book accompanies the show at the Peabody Essex Museum Georgia OKeeffe Art Image Style

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