#59 Georgia O’Keefe Museum

Catching up on some of my experiences. I need to get back in the writing so my blog ‘followers’ don’t think I am lazy in retirement. (OK. I am lazy sometimes, but I refer to it as relaxing.)  I have some recent experiences to add, too.

This one was from back when we were in New Mexico in July 2017. While I have been going to more museums than I ever thought I would (trying to get cultured in retirement, I guess), I would categorize this as visiting a museum specifically for one artist.

Now this wasn’t my idea to go to this museum. I had never even heard of Georgia O’Keefe. But Mary Ann really wanted to visit the museum. And if you want to have a long and happy retirement, … you get my point.

So we were touring Santa Fe and stopped in to the museum. Mary Ann was a bit bummed out that we could not get tickets to visit O’Keefe’s home and studio. It was a nice museum, not large like other museums. I did find some of the paintings very interesting.

A little bit about Georgia O’Keefe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986). She was an American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O’Keeffe has been recognized as the “Mother of American modernism”.

Here are a few pictures that I was allowed to take – the guards prohibited us from taking some others.

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