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Georgia O'Keeffe : living modern
Georgia O'Keeffe : living modern
Corn, Wanda M.2017
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Richly illustrated with images of her art and views of the two homes she designed and furnished in New Mexico, the book also includes never before published photographs of O'Keeffe's clothes. The author has attributed some of the most exquisite of these garments to O'Keeffe, a skilled seamstress who understood fabric and design, and who has become an icon in today's fashion world as much for her personal style as for her art. This fresh and carefully researched study brings O'Keeffe's style to life, illuminating how this beloved American artist purposefully proclaimed her modernity in the way she dressed and posed for photographers, from Alfred Stieglitz to Bruce Weber. This beautiful book accompanies the first museum exhibition to bring together photographs, clothes, and art to explore O'Keeffe's unified modernist aesthetic.
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Imprint:
New York, NY : DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2017.
Collation:
319 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, March 3 - July 23, 2017; Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, August 18 - November 19, 2017; Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, December 16, 2017 - April 1, 2018.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: The O'Keeffe Archive -- O'Keeffe as Seamstress -- O'Keeffe in History -- The Integrated Life -- ch. 1 The Amazing Continuity -- Art School Years, 1905--8 -- New Girls, New Boys -- First Portraits -- To the Lady in the Checkered Dress -- Teaching Years, 1908-18 -- Arthur Wesley Dow -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Coco Chanel -- ch. 2 New York -- The Color White: SummerTunics and Village Smocks -- Blouses -- Summer Dresses -- The Color Black: Paintings and Dresses -- Accessories -- Mystery Dress -- In Front of the Camera -- Domestic Self-Fashioning: O'Keeffe's Early Residences -- Contracts and Commissions -- ch. 3 New Mexico -- Going Western -- Accessories -- Color in the Closet -- Marimekko -- Color in the Studio -- In Front of the Camera -- Artful Homes and Studios -- ch. 4 Asia -- Japonisme -- West Meets East in Dress -- Travels -- Travel Clothes -- In Front of the Camera -- ch. 5 Celebrity -- The Wrap Dress -- The Black Suit --Contents note continued: The Rest of the Closet -- In Front of the Camera -- Artist Homages -- EPILOGUE FASHION MUSE -- Last Words.
ISBN:
9783791356013
Dewey class:
759.13
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryArt and Craft759.13 OKEOnloan - Due: 27 Jul 2020
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