In this video, Frida Kahlo, a founding member of the Guerrilla Girls, discusses the work and legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe.
Exhibition curators Barbara Haskell and Sasha Nicholas discuss O’Keeffe’s use of abstraction over the course of her career.
Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s and Roni Horn’s engagement with landscape as both subject and object, this program explores the question of an animated landscape. Terry Gunnell, professor of folklore in Iceland, and Elizabeth Hutchinson, professor of art history who specializes in Native American traditions and American art, consider the ways in which Iceland and the American southwest are rich territories for living landscapes. Moderated by Sina Najafi, editor of Cabinet Magazine. Organized by artist Spencer Finch as part of the My Turn series.
Although Georgia O’Keeffe’s abstract works have often been overlooked by critics and curators, abstraction was an ongoing concern for the artist throughout her career. As she once stated, “The abstraction is often the most definite form for the intangible thing in myself that I can only clarify in paint.” Sasha Nicholas, one of the co-curators of Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction, gives an inside look at the exhibition and O’Keeffe’s process and method.
Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s and Roni Horn’s explorations of natural light, Spencer Finch has organized this evening of demonstration and discussion, featuring architectural lighting designer Richard Renfro, artist Walead Beshty, and writer and critic Lytle Shaw, for a look at how artists and scientists play and experiment with light.