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Georgia O'Keeffe: The New York Years

O'Keeffe, Georgia; Doris Bry and Ncholas Callaway (editors)

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ISBN 10: 0679401482 / ISBN 13: 9780679401483
Published by Knopf, New York, 1991
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Cloth (hard cover) in dust-jacket. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. 130 pages, plus List of Plates; color illustrations. Critical essay "America and Georgia O'Keeffe" by Bram Dijkstra. This work stands as the first comprehensive exploration of this pivitol period in the artist's career. A clean, tight and bright copy Size: Elephant Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 003670

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Title: Georgia O'Keeffe: The New York Years

Publisher: Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Shows paintings produced during one of O'Keeffe's most productive periods

From Publishers Weekly:

O'Keeffe's New York City is a living organism, a breathing giant. The artist's radiant skyscrapers, streetlamp-lit nocturnes and river views celebrate a city capable of transcending crime and grime. Her Gotham period (1916-1932) began with Kandinsky-like abstractions and moved on to quasi-erotic images, cosmic eggs, semi-abstract natural forms, and barns and birches of upstate Lake George. With 91 color plates, this magnificent, oversize album completes a three-volume series begun with One Hundred Flowers and In the West. In his thoughtful essay, Dijkstra ( Idols of Perversity ) argues that O'Keeffe was no mystic but a humanistic realist who expressed the beauty of sensory experience. He also charts her break with husband-photographer Alfred Stieglitz's idealized concept of the feminine. Bry is the author of two monographs on Stieglitz; Callaway, director of Callaway Editions, is a specialist on O'Keeffe and Stieglitz.
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