Winner of the 2018 Dedalus Basis Exhibition Catalogue Award

This e book explores how Georgia O’Keeffe lived her lifestyles steeped in modernism, bringing the similar Taste she advanced in her Artwork to her get dressed, her houses, and her way of life. Richly illustrated with pictures of her Artwork and perspectives of the 2 houses she designed and supplied in New Mexico, the e book additionally comprises by no means sooner than revealed pictures of O’Keeffe’s garments. The writer has attributed one of the so much beautiful of those garments to O’Keeffe, a talented seamstress who understood material and layout, and who has develop into an icon in lately’s model international as a lot for her private Taste as for her Artwork. As one in every of her pals mentioned, O’Keeffe “by no means allowed her lifestyles to be something and her portray any other.” This recent and moderately researched look at brings O’Keeffe’s Taste to lifestyles, illuminating how this loved American artist purposefully proclaimed her modernity in the way in which she dressed and posed for photographers, from Alfred Stieglitz to Bruce Weber. This gorgeous e book accompanies the primary museum exhibition to carry in combination pictures, garments, and Artwork to discover O’Keeffe’s unified modernist aesthetic.

This e book accompanies the display on the Peabody-Essex Museum, Georgia O’Keeffe: Artwork, Symbol, Taste.