By (author) Lisa Mintz Messinger
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Georgia O'Keeffe by Lisa Mintz Messinger
Book DescriptionGeorgia O'Keeffe (1881-1986) was a major figure in American art for seven decades. Throughout that long and prolific career, she remained true to her unique artistic vision, creating a highly individual style that synthesized the formal language of modern European abstraction and the subjects of traditional American pictorialism. This illuminating new book surveys O'Keeffe's complete oeuvre - drawings, watercolours and paintings from all periods - and explains her life in the context of her artistic output. The accessible text provides in-depth analysis of her most important pictures and highlights the recurring themes and images that unite her large body of work. O'Keeffe's relationships with fellow artists - particularly Alfred Stieglitz - are also explored, and candid extracts from her vast tranche of correspondence are quoted to provide greater understanding of her personality and her thoughts on art. The book, which incorporates current scholarship and benefits from the recent publication of the artist's catalogue raisonne, is accompanied by a full complement of colour plates and comparative black-and-white photographs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500203408
(210mm x 150mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lisa Mintz Messinger
Stieglitz and His Artists, Hardback (September 2011)
"It's not money or painting between us. But something above both." -Stieglitz to artist Stanton Macdonald-Wright (1918)
Abstract Expressionism and Other Modern Works, Hardback (August 2007)» View all books by Lisa Mintz Messinger
Features 63 paintings, sculptures, and drawings from "The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection", which was given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where it will be exhibited. With colour illustrations, this book includes texts by 22 scholars, including David Anfam, Diane Kelder, and Richard Shiff.
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Author Biography - Lisa Mintz Messinger
Lisa Mintz Messinger is the author of Georgia O'Keeffe (1989), also published by Thames & Hudson.
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