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THIRD T.M.A.W.G. GALLERY
or Educational Gallery

Room 3-05
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Georgia O'Keefe

Evening Star III (1917), watercolor on paper.
Mr and Mrs Donald B. Straus Fund, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Photograph Copyright © 1997 The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

 
The American artist Georgia O'Keeffe used the medium of watercolor at the beginning of her career to create an abstract art that captures pure images symbolic of the order, harmony, and processes of nature. Made in Canyon, Texas, this expressive watercolor is the most refined of a series of ten compositions of the same subject. Its bands of colors depict light and the natural world by radically abstracting and simplifying it.

Image and curatorial comments are from The Museum of Modern Art, New York at the URL: http://www.moma.org/

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