November 15, 1887: Georgia O’Keeffe is Born
On this day in 1887, American painter Georgia O’Keeffe was born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin who would later become one of the most significant Modernist artists of the 20th century. O’Keefe was known for her depictions of American landscapes, city skyscrapers, and other natural forms.
Learn more with WETA Around Town’s “Georgia O’Keeffe” episode and join the discussion about her unique art and legacy.
Photograph of Georgia O’Keeffe by Alfred Stieglitz in 1918 (Wikimedia Commons).
Blue #1 by Georgia O’Keeffe circa 1916 (Mary T. Cockcroft/ Brooklyn Museum/Wikimedia Commons).