The men liked to put me down as the best woman painter. I think I’m one of the best painters.
I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality, I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint.
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|Birth:||15th November, 1887|
|Death:||6th March, 1986|
Georgia Totto O'Keeffe was born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA. She was an American painter. She is best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. She has been recognized as the "Mother of American modernism". She studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1905 to 1906. In 1907, she attended the Art Students League in New York City, where she studied under William Merritt Chase. In 1908, she won the League's William Merritt Chase still-life prize for her oil painting Dead Rabbit with Copper Pot. From 1912-14, she taught art in the public schools in Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle. She was married to photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Stieglitz organized O'Keeffe's first solo show at 291 in April 1917, which included oil paintings and watercolors completed in Texas. In 1924, she painted her first large-scale flower painting Petunia, No. 2, which was first exhibited in 1925. In 1977, President Gerald R. Ford presented O'Keeffe with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1985, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts.
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