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Georgia O'Keeffe: A Portrait
Alfred Stieglitz's photographic portrait of the artist Georgia O'Keeffe is once again available in a newly expanded edition. O'Keeffe and Stieglitz first met in 1916 when she heard that he was giving her drawings their first showing—without her consent. The following year he began his portrait of his future wife in a series that would portray her many aspects. 79 photos.
Published September 28th 1979 by Viking Books
(first published 1978)
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I especially enjoyed reading the foreword written by Georgia O'Keeffe and appreciated some of the photographs she had chosen for the book. My complaint would be the repetition or redundancy obvious in her selection. But I am a big fan of the documenting of a specific life and the accomplishment of a large body of work. O'Keeffe seems to have appreciated the efforts and persuasions of her Stieglitz.
Feb 24, 2016 Jim rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Exquisite black and white photographs of Georgia O'Keeffe taken by her husband Alfred Stieglitz over a period of 30 years. I especially like the photographs of her hands. Her hands are an artist's hands; they look like sculptures.
Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form. In addition to his photography, Stieglitz is known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant-garde European artists to the U.S. He was married to painter Georgia O'Kee ...moreMore about Alfred Stieglitz