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Lovingly, Georgia: The Complete Correspondence of Georgia O'Keeffe and Anita Pollitzer

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  44 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Paperback, 365 pages
Published August 1st 1990 by Simon & Schuster
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Susan Albert
Jun 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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This collection of letters (1915-1917, 1950-1968) is a fascinating revelation of Georgia O'Keeffe before she became Stieglitz's protegee, a successful artist, and (finally) a legend. Anita Pollitzer was the door through which O'Keeffe passed to all her later selves: Anita introduced her drawings to Stieglitz, opening the "ambitious, hungry, and impatient" O'Keeffe to everything else that happened to her.

"I want everything and I want it now," O'Keeffe wrote to her friend. Among the things she wa
A collection of letters between Georgia O'Keeffe and Anita Pollitzer. On the whole, an interesting glimpse into the formative years of Georgia O'Keeffe's life. As the correspondence between the two dwindles, it looses some of its punch. It also could benefit from more contextual information so that you get a fuller picture of what's happening surrounding the letters.

Anita and Georgia met in art school in New York and kept up a correspondence for many years, but especially in the early days of th
Anna Pottier
May 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
Let me put it this way, I like anything and everything I can read that will increase my appreciation of Georgia O'Keeffe. While the letters themselves are not necessarily riveting each and every time, they nonetheless help give some idea of how Georgia lived and thought. Anita's letters certainly describe her life and style. If you like to time-travel and imagine yourself in someone else's world, you will enjoy this - even the maddeningly elusive Georgia O'Keeffe who did not exactly bare her sou ...more
Cathe Olson
Jul 07, 2011 rated it it was ok
ILately, I've been interested in finding out more about Georgia O'Keeffe and thought this book of letters between Georgia and Anita Pollitzer would be a good way to do that. And it is a good way to get a glimpse of personality and what she was like . . . but a whole book of letters was just too much. It got pretty boring actually. The introduction was probably the most interesting part . . . and the last section of letters where she rejects the biography that Anita wrote about her . . . and in f ...more
Sep 13, 2010 rated it liked it
This set of letters ranges from 1915 to 1968 and it is almost heartbreaking to see the change especially in O'Keeffe over the years as she goes from a enthusiastic open artist willing to try and fail to an icon of American art with all the fame and wealth it brought to her. Pollizter seems almost girlish in her letters and I sort of thing somewhat intimidated by O'Keeffe especially toward the end of the correspondence.
Renee Corbin
Jan 12, 2013 rated it liked it
i finished it months ago. i don't know if this book will hold a persons interest, if they're not wowed by o'keefe.
Aug 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
If you're a fan of Georgia O'Keeffe—her paintings and her personality, this complete correspondence with her best friend and fellow artist, Anita Pollitzer, should thrill you.
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Georgia Totto O'Keeffe was an American artist. She is associated with the American Southwest, where she found artistic inspiration, and particularly New Mexico, where she settled late in life. O'Keeffe has been a major figure in American art since the 1920s. She is chiefly known for paintings in which she synthesized abstraction and representation in paintings of flowers, rocks, shells, animal bon ...more
“I seem to be hunting for something of myself out there — something in myself that will give me a symbol for all this — a symbol for the sense of life I get out here —” 4 likes
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