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Georgia O'keeffe

  • Birth of Geogia O'keeffe

    She was born in 1887.
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    Georgia studied at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1905-06.
  • Her first gallery show

    Georgia had her first gallery show in 1916.
  • Mariage

    Geogia maried Alfred Stieglitz, a well nown phtographer, in 1924.
  • Black Iris

    Geogia O'keeffe painted Black Iris in 1926.
  • Oriental Poppies

    Georgia O'keeffe painted Oriental Poppies in 1928.
  • Move to New Mexico

    Geogia O'keeffe moved to New Mexico in 1946 and painted many famous landscapes of the scenery there
  • Her husband's death

    Geogia's husband died in 1946.
  • The exhibition of her life's work

    In 1946, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) held an exhibition of O'keefe's life's work.
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    The failure of her eyesight

    In 1972, O'Keeffe's eyesight started to fail. She stopped painting in oil but continued working in pencil and charcoal until 1984.
  • The presidential medal of freedom

    In 1977, President Ford presented O'Keeffe with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor given to U.S. citizens.
  • The death of Geogia O'keeffe

    O'Keeffe died on March 6, 1986, in Santa Fe, Mexico, aged 98. She is widely recognized as the mother of American modernism.