Georgia O'Keeffe The Artist in the Desert by Britta Benke

Georgia O'Keeffe The Artist in the Desert

Written by Britta Benke
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Georgia O'Keeffe The Artist in the Desert by Britta Benke

Georgia O'Keeffe's bold and colorful depictions of flowers, New York skylines, and desert landscapes are easily recognizable to most adults and endlessly intriguing to young readers. This introduction to the life and work of the world renowned painter is filled with details of her unique life: her choice to live alone in the desert, her fascination with the treasures she found there, and her dedication to her work. O'Keeffe's signature paintings are intertwined with photographs of the artist at work creating a seamless narrative that links the painter's captivating personal history to her iconic art.

About the Author

BRITTA BENKE has written extensively on Georgia O'Keeffe. She also develops art programs and workshops for elementary school children.

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32 pages


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Publication date

22nd March 2016



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