Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

(Friday) (Sunday)

Buy timed tickets. Members see it for free (no advance registration needed). IDNYC members get discounted admission.



Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition expands our understanding of O'Keeffe by focusing on her wardrobe, shown for the first time alongside key paintings and photographs. It confirms and explores her determination to be in charge of how the world understood her identity and artistic values.



In addition to selected paintings and items of clothing, the exhibition presents photographs of O’Keeffe and her homes by Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, Annie Leibovitz, Philippe Halsman, Yousuf Karsh, Cecil Beaton, Andy Warhol">Andy Warhol, Bruce Weber, Todd Webb, and others. It also includes works that entered the Brooklyn collection following O’Keeffe’s first-ever museum exhibition—held at the Brooklyn Museum in 1927.



The exhibition is organized in sections that run from her early years, when O’Keeffe crafted a signature style of dress that dispensed with ornamentation; to her years in New York, in the 1920s and 1930s, when a black-and-white palette dominated much of her art and dress; and to her later years in New Mexico, where her art and clothing changed in response to the surrounding colors of the Southwestern landscape. The final section explores the enormous role photography played in the artist’s reinvention of herself in the Southwest, when a younger generation of photographers visited her, solidifying her status as a pioneer of modernism and as a contemporary style icon.



Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern is organized by guest curator Wanda M. Corn, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor Emerita in Art History, Stanford University, and coordinated by Lisa Small, Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Brooklyn Museum.

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
NY 11238 Brooklyn
United states
718) 638-5000
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/georgia_okee...

Selection of further exhibitions in: United states

01.11.2019 - 22.03.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
20.03.2020 - 02.08.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
01.03.2020 - 05.06.2020
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
02.02.2020 - 03.03.2020
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
03.05.2020 - 16.08.2020
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
20.06.2021 - 06.09.2021
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
01.05.2019 - 13.09.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
18.10.2019 - 09.02.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
12.09.2019 - 23.02.2020
Mad Museum
2 Columbus Circle
New York

Read more >>
17.10.2019 - 26.01.2020
24.04.2019 - 26.07.2020
Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM
1103 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami

Read more >>
18.07.2019 - 07.06.2020
Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM
1103 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami

Read more >>
01.11.2019 - 01.11.2020
Seattle Art Museum
1300 FIRST AVENUE
Seattle

Read more >>
26.04.2019 - 29.03.2020
Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM
1103 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami

Read more >>
27.11.2018 - 29.03.2020
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston

Read more >>
16.11.2019 - 22.03.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>
21.03.2020 - 06.09.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>
18.04.2020 - 30.08.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>










Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern Brooklyn Museum Main address: Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway NY 11238 Brooklyn, United states Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway NY 11238 Brooklyn, United states Buy timed tickets. Members see it for free (no advance registration needed). IDNYC members get discounted admission.



Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition expands our understanding of O'Keeffe by focusing on her wardrobe, shown for the first time alongside key paintings and photographs. It confirms and explores her determination to be in charge of how the world understood her identity and artistic values.



In addition to selected paintings and items of clothing, the exhibition presents photographs of O’Keeffe and her homes by Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, Annie Leibovitz, Philippe Halsman, Yousuf Karsh, Cecil Beaton, Andy Warhol">Andy Warhol, Bruce Weber, Todd Webb, and others. It also includes works that entered the Brooklyn collection following O’Keeffe’s first-ever museum exhibition—held at the Brooklyn Museum in 1927.



The exhibition is organized in sections that run from her early years, when O’Keeffe crafted a signature style of dress that dispensed with ornamentation; to her years in New York, in the 1920s and 1930s, when a black-and-white palette dominated much of her art and dress; and to her later years in New Mexico, where her art and clothing changed in response to the surrounding colors of the Southwestern landscape. The final section explores the enormous role photography played in the artist’s reinvention of herself in the Southwest, when a younger generation of photographers visited her, solidifying her status as a pioneer of modernism and as a contemporary style icon.



Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern is organized by guest curator Wanda M. Corn, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor Emerita in Art History, Stanford University, and coordinated by Lisa Small, Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Brooklyn Museum.
Book tickets