February 20, 2013
“After 40 years working for magazines, I didn’t know what I had left in me,” Leibovitz explained at the preview of Pilgrimage, which opened at the Georgia O’Keefe Museum in Santa Fe on February 15. “To think I could go out and take a picture with no agenda except that I was moved to take it. There was a deep well in me, and I dug it up.”
NYT Review: The Spirit of Cultural Objects, A Review of ‘Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico,’ at the Montclair Art Museum
January 4, 2013
When you look at O’Keeffe’s drawings and watercolors of katsina tithu, or at “Kachina” (1934), one of the most beautifully rendered oil paintings in the show (it also graces the catalog’s cover), you sense O'Keeffe attempting to depict the spirit of the figure in the same way she tried to capture the essence of a flower or
November 15, 2012
Light edges over the darkened cliffs. Through the sage a woman walks silently, a stick in her hand to ward off snakes. She scans the mists in the far-off mountains. She picks up a stone and smooths it, touches the twisted branch of a piñon tree, toes a patch of lichen.
October 2, 2012
Painters who convey the tactile, or haptic, sense of land sometimes make a passionate battle out of the act of painting (think Van Gogh). But O’Keeffe didn’t struggle with strokes, surfaces or composition. She worked with an Olympian certainty, in which intellect and emotion seemed in perfect balance.
August 15, 2012
To mark the legendary artist's 125th birthday, we look back at her Abiquiu, New Mexico home and studio, first published in our July 1981 issue.
February 1, 2012
The exhibition is another in the O'Keeffe Museum's ongoing efforts to familiarize foreign audiences with [Georgia O'Keeffe's] work.