• Georgia O'Keeffe's New York Buildings Paintings

    21 days ago - By Art Contrarian

    Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) is probably best remembered for her nature-related paintings made in New Mexico. But earlier in her long career she lived in New York City and made a few paintings of new skyscraper buildings. Biographical information is here .
    O'Keeffe was a modernist who stressed simplification of subject matter and design of the image. Not "painterly," more craftsmanlike in style. Also painted abstractions in a similar vein.
    Below are three of those paintings along with photographs.
    Shelton Hotel New York No. 2 - 1926
    She and Alfred Stieglitz lived in a 30th floor...
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