About the Artist
Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) painted voluptuous petals and other natural forms with a style that merged realism with abstraction. O’Keeffe shunned the prevalent European ideals she found constraining—a move that would lead to her worldwide popular and critical acclaim and eventually center her within American modernism. Born in Wisconsin, she moved to New York at a young age and began painting her now-iconic oversized flowers. O’Keeffe later became enamored with New Mexico and its skies, hills, weathered bones, and adobe homes.
This poster is a reproduction of Georgia O'Keeffe's Shell No. I (1928) from the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Art. Seashells were among the artist's favorite subjects and she analyzed them carefully, recording her observations of their shapes, patterns, colors, and essential details.
- 20 x 20 inches (image: 16 x 16 inches)