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Art and Life of Georgia O’Keeffe

"My painting is what I have to give back to the world for what the world gives to me."


Art includes objects in the Museum's collection created by Georgia O'Keeffe as well as others in her circle; photographers of O'Keeffe and her surrounding landscapes; and contemporary artists illustrating a legacy of creativity in conversation with Georgia O'Keeffe's life and work.

O'Keeffe's Artwork Photographs Visualization

Archive includes a selection of objects from the Museum's extensive archive collections containing correspondence, photographs and ephemera relating to the artist. To view a wider scope of materials including the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Institutional Archives and manuscript collections, visit the Archive Finding Aids Database.

Archival Objects Archival Collections

Artist's Belongings

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Homes and Artist Belongings includes items from Georgia O'Keeffe's two historic homes in northern New Mexico where the artist lived and worked for more than forty years.

These belongings include furnishings, clothing, everyday objects, art materials, source materials for artworks such as bones and rocks, and books from her personal library.

Artist's Materials Belongings Books

Historic Exhibitions

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Historic Exhibitions includes exhibitions in which the art of Georgia O'Keeffe was featured. Exhibitions present the artworks included in the checklists and other related archival documentation when available. This section is a work in progress currently representing checklists from 1916-1950 as well as selected recent exhibitions.

People and Organizations

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People and Organizations includes artists, designers, makers, manufacturers, correspondents, and authors associated with items in the Collections Online as well as galleries and museums that hosted exhibitions of Georgia O'Keeffe's art.