American, 1887 - 1986
Georgia O’Keeffe was an American artist best known for her skyscrapers, landscapes and large flowers. She was considered the, “Mother of American Modernism.” She was born in 1887, in Wisconsin. Once moving to New York City, she became a very serious artist and created many forms of Abstract Art. Later in her career she started spending a lot of time in the Southwest, which inspired some of her work , such as Cow’s Skull, etc. After her husband passed, she moved to New Mexico, where later on The Georgia O’keeffe Museum was established. As a female artist she hit the world auction record.