American, 1887 –1986. Georgia O'Keeffe was a famous painter well-known for her artworks featuring large flowers, animal skulls, New Mexico landscapes, and New York skyscrapers. Georgia O'Keeffe was also known as the "Mother of American modernism." Her seminal artworks were known for their refined gradations of colors and tones. They are also well-received for their iconic aura and female perspective. Born in Sun Prairie in Wisconsin, O'Keeffe developed an early interest in art. The artist learned basic training from Sara Mann, a local watercolor painter. She attended the School of the Art Institute Chicago. Later she went to the Art Students League under the guidance of William Merritt Chase. She also learned at the Columbia University Teacher’s College with artist Arthur Wesley Dow. Georgia O'Keeffe also worked as a teacher at an elementary school in New York. In 1916 gallerist and photographer Alfred Stieglitz gave her her first independent exhibition. In 1924 O’Keefe married Stieglitz, who introduced her to Modern American artists like Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, Edward Steichen, and Paul Strand. For a decade, Georgia O'Keeffe's artworks focused mainly on New York architecture. However, her interests changed with her 1929 trip to New Mexico. O'Keeffe loved the culture and scenic beauty of the Southwest. It inspired her artworks over the next few decades. O'Keeffe visited Mexico every year before settling permanently in Ghost Ranch in the year 1949. In 1962, the seminal painter was enlisted into the American Academy of Arts of Letters. She also received the National Medal of Arts. Collectors can find Georgia O’Keeffe art online with leading auction galleries. Georgia O’Keeffe art online at auction often receives high estimates. Georgia O'Keeffe art is also on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Find Georgia O’Keeffe art online at auction on Bidsquare today!