O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986
- Existence: November 15, 1887-March 6, 1986
Biographical / Historical
Georgia O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887-March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She is best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe met the photographer Alfred Stieglitz in 1917 and, after he divorced his first wife, married him in 1924.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Angna Enters and Louis Kalonyme papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 430
Overview: The Angna Enters and Louis Kalonyme papers contain artwork, correspondence, and printed material documenting the life and work of artist Angna Enters and her husband, art critic and journalist, Louis Kalonyme. The collection features over 70 pieces of original artwork by Enters dating chiefly from the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondents include fellow artists and friends John Marin, Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill. Other materials include photographs of Kalonyme,...
Mabel Dodge Luhan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 196
Overview: The Luhan papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and personal papers documenting the life and work of Mabel Dodge Luhan.Series I, Correspondence, consists chiefly of incoming letters from family, friends, fans and publishers. Luhan's activities and relationships in New York and New Mexico, with artists, writers, labor leaders and Native American Indians, are well documented. Correspondents include John Evans, John Collier, Gertrude and Leo Stein, Hutchins...
Dates: 1859-1961, bulk 1913-1951
O'Keeffe at Abiquiu
Call Number: YCAL MSS 263
Overview: Photographs created by Myron Wood that document the homes and activities of artist Georgia O'Keeffe in Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1978-1981. Images include interiors and exteriors of the O'Keeffe residence in the village of Abiquiu and her summer home at Ghost Ranch and objects within them. The collection includes portraits of O'Keeffe, her acquaintances, including her gardener Estiben Suazo and his daughter and her maid, Candalaria Suazo, as well as her manager Juan Hamilton.
Georgia O'Keeffe Writings and Other Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1381
Scope and Contents: Collection of writings by Georgia O'Keeffe and other papers. Writings by O'Keeffe include drafts and other materials relating to her autobiographical book, Georgia O'Keeffe (New York: Viking Press, 1976), drafts and a galley proof for her "Introduction" to Georgia O'Keeffe, a portrait (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978), the catalog produced for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition of portraits of O'Keeffe by Stieglitz, and drafts for several shorter works. Other papers include...
Arnold Ronnebeck papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 692
Overview: The Arnold Ronnebeck papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, artwork, photographs, and printed and other materials documenting the life and career of the Prussian-born artist. Correspondence in the collection includes letters from other artists, family, and organizations, and includes letters from well-known modernist-era artists, such as George Grosz, Marsden Hartley, Wassily Kandinsky, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Alfred Stieglitz. Manuscripts include notebooks, journals Ronnebeck kept while in...
Dates: 1896-1952, bulk 1910-1947
Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive
Call Number: YCAL MSS 85
Overview: The Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Archive contains correspondence files, manuscripts, documentary ephemera, photographs, art and realia related to the lives and careers of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, his second wife, and to other members of Stieglitz's family.The first subgroup, Alfred Stieglitz Papers, consists of material documenting Stieglitz's life's work: correspondence with artists, photographers, and writers; manuscripts by Stieglitz and others describing the art...
Dates: 1728-1986, bulk 1880-1986
Flora Stieglitz Straus collection of Stieglitz family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 89
Overview: The Flora Stieglitz Straus Collection of Stieglitz Family Papers consists of letters, photographs, printed materials, journals, and a scrapbook documenting the lives of Alfred Stieglitz's extended family. Included in the first series, Stieglitz Family Papers, are letters between family members, a draft of an autobiography by Edward J. Stieglitz, and biographical information about Julius Stieglitz. Series II, Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, contains a number of letters from Stieglitz and...