I discovered Georgia O'keeffe when I was growing up in San Francisco and was drawn to her vibrant colors and soft flowery, feminine forms. I had no real idea who she was, or anything about her remarkable story until I read her biography in Portrait of An Artist.
This is a wonderful glimpse of the very early New York art scene and a fascinating vision of "Out West", New Mexico in the 30's 40's and 50's when Georgia O'keeffe first visited then moved out there. The descriptions are so beautiful, all I can think about is getting out there to see for myself.
The greatest part of this book is the detailed description of the life, habits and thought patterns of this… Read more