Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman on Paper

Georgia O’Keeffe’s modern art is some of the most widely recognized of any American artist. O’Keeffe inspired generations to pursue careers in the art field. Modern art is a diverse genre in the United States, and Georgia O’Keeffe pioneered to create her own take on the genre. This Carolina Stories special spotlights Georgia O'Keeffe's art career, from humble beginnings in New York, to Columbia College in Columbia, South Carolina, and New Mexico.

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Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 1
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 1

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While it was nowhere near as artistically diverse compared to today, New York was still seen as the epicenter for art in the U.S. While in New York, Georgia O’Keeffe developed a close friendship with...
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 2
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 2

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Georgia O’Keeffe sought to find a place where she could not only support herself financially, but also where her artistic career could grow. O’Keeffe came to Columbia, South Carolina in 1915, where...
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 3
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 3

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Georgia O’Keeffe created many charcoal art drawings during her time in Columbia, and her works eventually made their way to New York, earning the recognition of Alfred Stieglitz. O’Keeffe briefly...
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 4
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper, Part 4

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Georgia O’Keeffe’s career was flourishing, but was facing troubles in her personal life, and needed space. O’Keeffe moved to New Mexico, which would be her home for the rest of her life. In New Mexico...