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O'Keefe and Me: A Treasured Friendship

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Both in words and stunning personal photographs, Ralph Looney's memoir of Georgia O'Keeffe may provide the most close-up view of the famed artist yet available. Looney - newspaper writer, photographer, and editor - developed a warm friendship with O'Keeffe in 1962 that lasted for many years. O'Keeffe emerges as a remarkable woman of enormous will and talent who was as ...more
Hardcover, 121 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by University Press of Colorado (first published September 1995)
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Jamie
Nov 08, 2015 Jamie rated it liked it
After living in New Mexico for a bit this year, I was so intrigued by Georgia O'Keefe's work and the land that inspired her, which prompted me to read this book. I enjoyed reading about O'Keefe's life and the friendship between her and author Ralph Looney, yet it was more focused on her later years and failed to present a rounded story of the artist as a whole. I would have enjoyed reading more about the artist's younger years as well. The gorgeous photos in the last part of the book were a ...more
Susan Maunz
Jan 09, 2014 Susan Maunz rated it it was amazing
Georgia O’Keefe’s simplistic, sterile art has always made me look for more meaning in her paintings. O'Keefe and Me: A Treasured Friendship is a wonderful book to peruse at your leisure. A copulation of various artifacts from O’Keefe’s life scrap-booked together through a close friends eyes.

It almost feels like you are viewing O’Keefe’s personal journal. It shows another side of Georgia that I have never read about in past readings. We all know her as a remarkably independent woman but this sho
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Dora
Oct 26, 2007 Dora rated it it was ok
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We all read different books about Georgia O'Keeffe for this book group meeting. Not something we've tried again, but it was interesting to do it once. Don't remember much about this book other than it was readable.
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