Georgia O’Keeffe stands as one of the most compelling. For nearly a century, O’Keeffe’s representations of the beauty of the American landscape were a brave counterpoint to the chaotic images embraced by the art world. Her cityscapes and still life's filled the canvas with wild energy that gained her a following among the critics as well as the public. Though she has had many imitators, no one since has been able to paint with such intimacy and stark precision. With exceptionally keen powers of observation and great finesse with a paintbrush, Georgia O'Keeffe recorded subtle nuances of color, shape, and light that enlivened her paintings and attracted a wide audience.
Picasso, Matisse, and
Cezanne at the gallery, along with publishing his
well respected "Camera Works" magazine. It was at Stieglitz's famed New
York art gallery "291" that her charcoal drawings were first exhibited
in 1916. The union lasted 22 years, until Stieglitz's death.