A Desert Muse

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Wisdom from the Desert: The Words and Art of Georgia O’Keeffe: Part I of IV

“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.”

Below – “Ram’s Head Blue Morning Glory”
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Wisdom from the Desert: The Words and Art of Georgia O’Keeffe: Part II of V

“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.”

Below – “Desert Abstraction (Bear Lake)”
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Wisdom from the Desert: The Words and Art of Georgia O’Keeffe: Part III of V

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way… things I had no words for.”
Below – “Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico/Out Back of Marie’s II”
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Wisdom from the Desert: The Words and Art of Georgia O’Keeffe: Part IV of V

“To create one’s own world takes courage.”

Below – “Hollyhock Pink with Pedernal”
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Wisdom from the Desert: The Words and Art of Georgia O’Keeffe: Part V of V

“One cannot be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work.”

Below – “Cow’s Skull: Red, White, and Blue”
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