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June 2, 2005 | From Associated Press
The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation will transfer its collection -- including more than 1,000 of the artist's works -- to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M., next year. The agreement also gives archival materials and O'Keeffe's house and studio in Abiquiu, N.M., to the museum. "This agreement firmly establishes the museum as the single most important repository of O'Keeffe's work," director George G. King said in a statement this week. O'Keeffe died March 6, 1986, in Santa Fe.
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June 2, 2005 | From Associated Press
The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation will transfer its collection -- including more than 1,000 of the artist's works -- to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M., next year. The agreement also gives archival materials and O'Keeffe's house and studio in Abiquiu, N.M., to the museum. "This agreement firmly establishes the museum as the single most important repository of O'Keeffe's work," director George G. King said in a statement this week. O'Keeffe died March 6, 1986, in Santa Fe.
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December 5, 1992 | From Associated Press
A Georgia O'Keeffe cityscape, unseen publicly for 40 years, was sold Friday to a private American collector for $1.21 million. "Ritz Tower, Night" was auctioned at Christie's to the unidentified buyer, said auction house spokeswoman Mary Lou Strahlendorff. The piece sold for less than the presale estimate of $1.4 million to $1.8 million. The painting dates to the 1920s, when O'Keeffe was living in Manhattan. "Ritz Tower, Night," was acquired in the 1950s by New York collector John S.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 22, 2004
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, a frequent contributor to The Times, spent more than a decade researching Georgia O'Keeffe. The most famous female artist of the 20th century is renowned for her passionate relationship with photographer and art dealer Alfred Stieglitz and for her paintings of enlarged flowers.
NEWS
March 12, 2000 | From Associated Press
The land was flat, the sky luminous--and for prairie-born Georgia O'Keeffe, West Texas was inspiration for revolutionary watercolors. But how many of the paintings were really hers? Twenty-eight watercolors that surfaced in 1988--two years after O'Keeffe's death--initially were welcomed as originals.
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June 13, 1996 | JOSEF WOODARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
From the when-it-rains-it-pours department: Photography, that still-rare visitor in fine art circles, is showing up with unexpected, coincidental regularity in Ventura County. The "Assembly of the Arts" show at the Ventura County Museum of History and Art presents the work of eight area photographers. Meanwhile, a photography triple-header has taken over the Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 22, 2004
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, a frequent contributor to The Times, spent more than a decade researching Georgia O'Keeffe. The most famous female artist of the 20th century is renowned for her passionate relationship with photographer and art dealer Alfred Stieglitz and for her paintings of enlarged flowers.
SCIENCE
January 28, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A toothless, two-legged crocodile ancestor that walked upright and had a beak instead of teeth was discovered in the basement of New York's American Museum of Natural History, according to a report published Wednesday. The 210-million-year-old fossil had sat in storage at the museum for about 60 years and was found only by accident, according to the report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a British science journal.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1991 | CAROL WEINSTOCK
At school, white chalk is used by teachers to write lessons on the blackboard. But today at Ventura High School, the students are wielding a rainbow of chalk to draw pictures on the pavement. At the sixth annual Il Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival, up to 150 art students are completing 30 paintings, copies of works by Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keefe and Diego Rivera as well as original designs.
HOME & GARDEN
February 3, 2005 | Samantha Bonar
With its art-book publisher, "The Kitchen Garden A to Z" is as much gorgeous coffee-table book as it is primer on growing vegetables, herbs and edible flowers. Almost 350 color photographs by Gordon Smith include extreme close-ups, reminiscent of Georgia O'Keefe's work, that make the reader see vegetables and herbs in exciting new ways. Who knew a chard leaf, neon green veined in ruby red, was such a thing of beauty?
NEWS
March 12, 2000 | From Associated Press
The land was flat, the sky luminous--and for prairie-born Georgia O'Keeffe, West Texas was inspiration for revolutionary watercolors. But how many of the paintings were really hers? Twenty-eight watercolors that surfaced in 1988--two years after O'Keeffe's death--initially were welcomed as originals.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 13, 1996 | JOSEF WOODARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
From the when-it-rains-it-pours department: Photography, that still-rare visitor in fine art circles, is showing up with unexpected, coincidental regularity in Ventura County. The "Assembly of the Arts" show at the Ventura County Museum of History and Art presents the work of eight area photographers. Meanwhile, a photography triple-header has taken over the Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard.
NEWS
December 5, 1992 | From Associated Press
A Georgia O'Keeffe cityscape, unseen publicly for 40 years, was sold Friday to a private American collector for $1.21 million. "Ritz Tower, Night" was auctioned at Christie's to the unidentified buyer, said auction house spokeswoman Mary Lou Strahlendorff. The piece sold for less than the presale estimate of $1.4 million to $1.8 million. The painting dates to the 1920s, when O'Keeffe was living in Manhattan. "Ritz Tower, Night," was acquired in the 1950s by New York collector John S.
NEWS
February 4, 1988
Southwest aficionados who can't get enough of Santa Fe cuisine, furniture and jewelry should note the new Western icon that is now roaming the range of designer living rooms: the bleached steer skull. No longer are the brittle, sun-scorched artifacts sighted only atop fence posts on cattle ranches or sprawling in Western desert sands. They have invaded a more urban habitat: Southwest restaurants, designer showrooms, and especially, fashion-conscious homes. "People like them.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 23, 2012 | By David Ng
The ongoing legal battle surrounding Fisk University's Stieglitz art collection took a significant step toward a conclusion Monday when the Tennessee Supreme Court rejected an attempt to keep the artwork from moving out of Nashville. Fisk University has been trying to sell a 50% stake in the prized art collection to the Crystal Bridges Museum, founded by Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton. The university has been experiencing financial difficulties and sought the sale to help it stay afloat.
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