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Georgia O'Keeffe

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza announces Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition

Georgia O'Keeffe
Georgia O’Keeffe, ‘Serie I. Nº 3,’ 1918. Image copyright Milwaukee Art Museum, VEGAP, Madrid, 2021

MADRID — The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza has announced the first retrospective in Spain on Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986). Through a curated selection of 90 works, visitors to the museum will experience the pictorial universe of a creative figure considered one of the leading representatives of 20th-century American art. The exhibition opens April 20 and runs through August 8. The exhibition offers a complete survey of O’Keeffe’s career, ranging from the works produced between 1910 and 1920 that made her a pioneer of abstraction. Art ranges from her celebrated flower paintings to her views of New York, which led to her recognition as one of the key figures in modern American art. The and culminating with her paintings of New Mexico that arose from her fascination with the landscape and cultural mix characteristic of that remote region.

Georgia O'Keeffe
Georgia O’Keeffe, Evening Star No. VI, 1917. Copyright Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. VEGAP, Madrid, 2021

Georgia O’Keeffe is organized by the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, the Centre Pompidou and the Fondation Beyeler, in partnership with the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico. After it has been seen in Madrid, the exhibition travels to Paris and Basel.

For more information on the exhibition, visit the museum’s website.

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