Where I come from, the earth means everything. Life depends on it.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

From her childhood on a farm near Sun Prairie in the vast open spaces of Wisconsin to her last decades spent in the expansive desert of New Mexico, the artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s connection with the earth was a defining feature of her life and work.

O’Keeffe painted iconic images of magnified floral bodies undulating across canvases in streams of brilliant colour. But despite being one of the greatest American artists of the 20th century, she is also one of the least understood. Her name is ...


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