Santa Fe's Georgia O'Keeffe Museum to Open New Exhibition GEORGIA O'KEEFFE IN NEW MEXICO, 5/17
The exhibition opened in September 2012 at the Montclair Museum in New Jersey, and was reviewed by New York Times writer Martha Schwendener on January 6, who wrote: "And so 'Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico' includes not only a number of rich landscapes, but also drawings and paintings that delve into some of the central issues and controversies of modernism. Like Gauguin in the South Pacific or Picasso with his African masks, O'Keeffe encountered tribal aesthetic and cultural traditions in New Mexico that were liberating and became integral to her work - but that also set off a complicatEd Battle among cultures, histories and legacies."
An exhibition catalogue published by the Museums of New Mexico Press accompanies "Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico" It includes an introduction by Lynes that discusses O'Keeffe's interest in aspects of Native and Hispanic culture, along with essays by Kastner, Professor W. Jackson Rushing III, and three Hopi authors: Alph H. Secakuku, Ramona Sakiestewa, and Dan Namingha.
The exhibition will be on view at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, 17 May, 2013 -8 September, 2013, followed by the Heard Museum, 27 Sept 2013 - 12 January, 2014. For more information, visit www.okeeffemuseum.org.
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe, to defining its ongoing significance, and to the study and interpretation of American Modernism, late 19th century to the present. The Museum's collections, historic properties, exhibitions, Research Center, publications, and education programs contribute to scholarly discourse and inspire diverse audiences. Located in Santa Fe, NM, the Museum's collections, exhibits, research center, publications and education programs contribute to scholarly discourse and serve diverse audiences. The largest single repository of the artist's work in the world, it is the only museum in the world dedicated to an internationally known American woman artist and is the most visited art museum in New Mexico.
Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam, and the Land was organized by the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. This exhibition and related programming were made possible in part by a generous grant from The Burnett Foundation. Additional support was provided by American Express, the Healy Foundation, Shiprock Gallery, the City of Santa FE Arts Commission, 1% Lodger's Tax Funding, New Mexico Arts (plus NEA recognition).
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