6 July 2016

Georgia O’Keeffe On My Mind Edward Lucie-Smith Surveys The Retrospective

Georgia O’Keeffe, now the subject of a large solo show just opened at Tate Modern, is a slightly odd case in the story of American art. She became famous very early, thanks to the efforts of her patron, lover and eventual husband Alfred Stieglitz, who, in addition to being a leading Modern Movement photographer, was […]

2 March 2016

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Georgia O’Keeffe London Retrospective To Exhibit Most Expensive Work By Woman Artist

The highly anticipated Georgia O’Keeffe retrospective opening at Tate Modern this summer is set to include the recently auctioned flower painting, Jimson Weed, White Flower No. 1 1932. This iconic painting is an important example of the artist’s investigations into still life, and particularly the flowers for which she is most famous. The floral painting by the late US artist sold […]

27 July 2015

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Georgia O’Keeffe Retrospective Announced For Tate Modern In Summer 2016

A major exhibition devoted to the American artist Georgia O’Keeffe has been announced by Tate Modern for summer 2016. This founding figure of American modernism will be the first large-scale, monographic show of her work in the UK for more than twenty years. This ambitious and wide-ranging overview will reassess O’Keeffe’s place in the canon of modern art, charting her progression from early abstract experiments […]

5 May 2015

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Will White Lily Set Another Auction Record?

In November 2014 the $15 million, or £9.5 million estimate for a Georgia O’Keeffe work was shattered after a rather intense bidding war between two rivals. ‘Jimson Weed/White Flower No 1’, a 1932 painting of a simple white flower, was finally bought by a then-unnamed buyer with a telephone bid at Sotheby’s auction house. The […]

28 April 2015

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Empire State Building To Be Canvas For Andy Warhol And Georgia O’Keeffe

New York City is to celebrate two important occasions; firstly the public opening of the new Whitney Museum building, and secondly the 84th birthday of the Empire State Building. The two institutions have got together to create an LED light show featuring twelve iconic artworks interpreted by Emmy-nominated production designer Marc Brickman, having previously worked […]

11 February 2015

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Buyer Of Georgia O’Keeffe Painting For Record $44 Million Revealed

Late last year the $15 million or £9.5 million estimate for Georgia O’Keeffe’s work at auction was shattered after a rather intense bidding war between two unknown rivals. ‘Jimson Weed/White Flower No 1’, a 1932 painting of a simple white flower, was finally bought after the flurry by an unnamed buyer with a telephone bid […]

22 November 2014

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Georgia O’Keeffe $44.4m Painting Sets New Record Price For A Female Artist At Sotheby’s

The $15 million or £9.5 million estimate for Georgia O’Keeffe’s work was shattered after a rather intense bidding war between two rivals. ‘Jimson Weed/White Flower No 1’, a 1932 painting of a simple white flower, was finally bought after the flurry by an unnamed buyer with a telephone bid at Sotheby’s auction house. The floral […]

16 September 2014

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Sotheby’s To Auction Most Iconic Works By Georgia O’Keeffe

Sotheby’s in New York will offer one of the most iconic works by artist Georgia O’Keeffe ever to appear at auction. ‘Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1’ comes to auction as the centerpiece of its American Art sale in 20 November. One of Three Works by the artist on Offer from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Sold […]