Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Georgia O'Keeffe

"So I said to myself-I'll paint what I see-what the flower is to me but I'll paint it big and they will be surprised into taking the time to look at it-I will make even busy New Yorkers take time to see what I see of flowers."

Georgia O'Keeffe. (American, 1887-1986). Banana Flower. (1934). Charcoal on paper, 21 3/4 x 14 3/4" (55.2 x 37.7 cm).
© 2006 The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York