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Georgia O'Keeffe, <i>Petunias</i>, 1925, oil on board
Georgia O'Keeffe, Petunias, 1925, oil on board

Summer at the Hyde Collection: O'Keeffe and Stieglitz at Lake George

The work by two giants of American modernism are on display at the Hyde Collection art museum in Glens Falls this summer. Modern Nature and Family Album include dozens of paintings and photographs by Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz from their summers together on Lake George. From 1918 to 1934, O'Keefe lived for part of each year at Stieglitz's family estate in the southern Adirondacks.

Todd Moe talks with the Hyde Collection's Erin Coe, who curated the show. The exhibit is divided into six themes that include abstractions, landscapes, barns, and botanicals. All related to her visits to Lake George.  Go to full article
<i>Four Dark Red Apples--Black Tray</i>, 1920, Collection of Donna & Marvin Schwartz
Four Dark Red Apples--Black Tray, 1920, Collection of Donna & Marvin Schwartz

In O'Keeffe's Lake George Period, a First Flowering

The artist Georgia O'Keeffe is most famous for her paintings of the American Southwest. Her unique mingling of naturalism and abstraction seem permanently intertwined with the deserts and mesas of New Mexico. But O'Keeffe's first maturity as an artist -- and her first fame -- came during the 1920s when she spent summers living and painting in Lake George. Many of her iconic ideas and techniques were developed in the Adirondacks. Brian Mann visited the new Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition, which opened this weekend at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont.  Go to full article

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