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American artist O'Keeffe (1887-1986) painted landscapes, bones, shells, and highly suggestive, sensual, fleshy flowers through the eyes of a poet. She favored the simplicity of the desert, and her observations of venues ranging from New York to New Mexico inspired her unique natural forms. This catalog accompanying a show traveling from the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, to the Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada, celebrates O'Keeffe's Irish heritage with three brief essays focusing on her originality and stating she was without progenitors. These essays, by curator Marshall, Achile Bonito Oliva (White and Other: In Any Case, Art), and Yvonne Scott (Jack Keats: Amongst Friends), are followed by a catalog section with full-page reproductions containing her intense palette of the color spectrum and interspersed with quotes by the artist; all are works exhibited in the show. A one-page chronology provides biographical background. Mainly a picture book for O'Keeffe aficionados, this catalog belongs with all books on modern American art.