"Tribute to Georgia O'Keeffe"

 O'Keeffe first came to the attention of the New York art community in 1916, several decades after women had gained access to art training in America’s colleges and universities, and before any of its women artists were well known or highly celebrated. Within a decade, she had distinguished herself as one of America's most important modern artists, a position she maintained throughout her life. As a result, O’Keeffe not only carved out a significant place for women painters in an area of the American art community that had been exclusive to and is still dominated by men, but also she had become one of America’s most celebrated cultural icons well before her death at age 98 in 1986.

Her abstract imagery of the 1910s and early 1920s is among the most innovative of any work produced in the period by American artists. She revolutionized the tradition of flower painting in the 1920s by making large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms, presenting them close up as if seen through a magnifying lens.

 Boulder opal pendant with mint drusy quartz, diamond, tourmaline & pearl in 22k & 18k gold.
  • Boulder opal
  • Drusy quartz
  • Diamond
  • Tourmaline
  • Pearl
  • 22k & 18k gold
  • Pendant



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