O’Keeffe

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Georgia Totto O’Keeffe was an American artist and she was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers and New Mexico landscapes.She was born in 15 November 1887 and died in 6 March 1986.She starting being famous from 1880 to 1986.In 1908, she didn’t have money to fund for education and got a job as a commercial illustrator for two years.She then spent seven years as a teacher in Virginia, Texas and South Carolina.She started her serious artistry work at New York in 1915.Georgia then had met Alfred who had promoted and exhibited Georgia’s work.They had  their personal relationship which led to their marriage in 1924.O’Keeffe created  many forms of abstract art, including close-ups of flowers, such as the Red Canna paintings.They both have been living together in New York until 1929.The artist 2 pieces of works are Sky Above Clouds IV and Oriental Poppies.

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