This presentation teaches about the life and art of Georgia O'Keeffe - famous for huge paintings of flowers, bones and desert. The presentation includes artist's biography shortened to main points to keep it interesting for young children. It also includes samples of O'Keeffe's work.Second part of the presentation is a step by step guide for the O'Keeffe inspired art lesson.
Georgia O'keeffe American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been recognized as the "Mother of American modernism". O'Keeffe was elected to the fifty-member American Academy of Arts and Letters. She was also elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1977, President Gerald R. Ford presented O'Keeffe with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
It was Georgia O'Keeffe's birthday yesterday (she would be 129) and we pulled out Almond Lara's blueprint for a tribute marionette of the artist. Georgia's spirit lives on! Drawing for Georgia O'Keeffe Marionette graphite on paper. #art #okeeffe #okeeffecountry #artworld #arthistory #womeninhistory #artnews #hbd #santafenm #simplysantafe #armondlara
O'Keeffe Art Projects for Kids: Your student artists will explore the unique art of painter, Georgia O’Keeffe, an American woman artist. Her modern desert and botanical paintings will inspire your young artists as they paint in her style. They will apply lessons on color values and shading to enhance their artwork.
For seven decades, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) was a major figure in American art. Remarkably, she remained independent from shifting art trends and stayed true to her own vision, which was based on finding the essential, abstract forms in nature. Source: Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art