Archive for the ‘Georgia O’Keeffe’ Tag

Cactus Flower   2 comments

Morning Cactus FlowerCactus Flower — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“I feel that a real living form is the natural result
of the individual’s effort to create the living thing
out of the adventure of his spirit into the unknown —
it has where experienced something — felt something —
it has not understood — and from that experience
comes the desire to make the unknown — known —

Making the unknown — known — in terms of one’s medium
is all-absorbing — if you stop to think of the form — as form
you are lost — The artist’s form must be inevitable —
You mustn’t think you won’t succeed –“

— Georgia O’Keeffe in a letter to Sherwood Anderson, 1923

She Does Her Own Thing   4 comments

Joy Makeup-1-art-B&W-72Photo-Artistry by kenne

I want real things — live people to take hold of

— to see — and talk to —

Music that makes holes in the sky —

— Georgia O’Keeffe

 

 

Sonoran Desert Blooms   Leave a comment

hedgehog cactus-72Hedgehog Cactus and Desert Marigolds — Image by kenne

“I want real things — live people to take hold of

— to see — and talk to —

Music that makes holes in the sky –“

— Georgis O’Keeffe

 

Art — You will Know It When You See It   4 comments

Wildflowers (1 of 1)-2 blogDesert Wildflowers — Image by kenne

Tell me what you think art is — if you can

— ask a lot of people — and see if anybody knows . . .

You ask me about music — I like it better than anything

in the world — Color gives me the same thrill once in

a long long time — I can almost remember and count the times

— it is usually just the outdoors or the flowers — or a person —

sometimes a story — or something that will call a picture

to my mind — will affect me like music — 

— Georgia O’Keeffe

Cholla Fruit   1 comment

Cholla-Edit-2-art-72Cholla Fruit — Photo-Artistry by kenne

I like the artist standing up for himself

— believing in his own word no matter

what anyone may say about it.

— Georgia O’Keeffe

My Dream Butterfly   Leave a comment

two-tailed swallowtail butterfly art-Edit-blogMy Dream Butterfly — Photo-Artistry by kenne

My dream butterfly
An O’Keeffe impression
Fly on my sweetheart.

— kenne

 

Mountain Wildflower   Leave a comment

Mountain Flower--2-Edit-1-art-Edit-2-blogMountain Wildflower — Photo-Artistic by kenne

Color is one of the great things in the world
that makes life worth living to me
and as I have come to think of painting
it is my effort to create an equivalent
with paint for the world — life as I see it.

— Georgia O’Keeffe

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