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Full Bloom: The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe
     

Full Bloom: The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe

by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
 

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"The definitive life of O'Keeffe." —Hilton Kramer, Los Angeles Times
Georgia O'Keefe (1887?-1986) was one of the most successful American artists of the twentieth century: her arresting paintings of enormous, intimately rendered flowers, desert landscapes, and stark white cow skulls are seminal works of modern art. But behind O'Keeffe's bold work and

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"The definitive life of O'Keeffe." —Hilton Kramer, Los Angeles Times
Georgia O'Keefe (1887?-1986) was one of the most successful American artists of the twentieth century: her arresting paintings of enormous, intimately rendered flowers, desert landscapes, and stark white cow skulls are seminal works of modern art. But behind O'Keeffe's bold work and celebrity was a woman misunderstood by even her most ardent admirers. This large, finely balanced biography offers an astonishingly honest portrayal of a life shrouded in myth.

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Ms.
Tells with scholarly aplomb the tale of a fiercely independent artist who stuck by her gifts through thick and thin. Drohojowska-Philp . . . allows facts to speak for themselves. The result is a moving, insightful object-lesson.— Carey Lovelace
Artnet Magazine
The most complete biography we are likely to have for some time. . . . Full Bloom does indeed present her in full.— Sarah Douglas
Carey Lovelace - Ms.
“Tells with scholarly aplomb the tale of a fiercely independent artist who stuck by her gifts through thick and thin. Drohojowska-Philp . . . allows facts to speak for themselves. The result is a moving, insightful object-lesson.”
Sarah Douglas - Artnet Magazine
“The most complete biography we are likely to have for some time. . . . Full Bloom does indeed present her in full.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393327410
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/14/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,283,654
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is a regular contributor to a number of publications, including ARTnews, Art in America, Architectural Digest, and the Los Angeles Times. This is her first book. She lives in Los Angeles.

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