for Georgia O'Keeffe
by Robyn Montana Turner
Biographical details about O'Keeffe's childhood in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, adolescence in Chatham, Virginia, and adulthood in New York City and New Mexico are woven into a find introduction to her art. Turner stresses life events that influenced the development of O'Keeffe's distinctive style and unique vision, in addition to her struggles to prove herself as an artist in a world that did not welcome creative women. Several of O'Keeffe's most famous paintings are reproduced in full color to illustrate the range of her artistic ingenuity. (Ages 7-12)
CCBC Choices 1991. © Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1991. Used with permission.
A biography of the prominent American artist renowned for her images of gigantic flowers, cityscapes, and distinctive desert scenes.
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