Have you heard of Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1? No? Well, it’s the most expensive painting by a female painter ever sold at auction ($44,405,000 at Sotheby’s American Art sale in 2014). It’s author Georgia O’Keeffe is considered the Mother of American Modernism.
She’s the most well-known for depictions of enormous flowers, animal skulls, skyscrapers and Mexican landscapes.
And now you have a chance to see her works in person! Till the end of October 2016, Tate Modern in London is hosting a fantastic exhibition entitled simply: Georgia O’Keeffe. The exhibition marks a centenary of Keeffe’s debut in 1916 and brings together the most important paintings from the American collections. So, if you cannot usually go to the States, come to London!
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