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Guest Lecture: Learning from Lake George, Dr. Cody Hartley, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Dr. Cody Hartley
March 28, 2014 -
7:00pm8:30pm

The period when Georgia O’Keeffe made regular visits to Lake George is the most productive of her career and coincides with her emergence as a professional artist, admired by critics and the public alike. Yet Modern Nature is the first exhibition to look closely at her work over these years.

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The Visions Series: Film and Conversation with Artist Mildred Howard

Mildred Howard
March 9, 2014 -
2:00pm4:00pm

Known for her sculptural installations and mixed-media assemblages, Howard has received numerous awards from such entities as the San Francisco Art Institute (Adeline Kent Award), the Joan Mitchell Foundation, and the California Arts Council (fellowship). Her work has been exhibited internationally, including recent shows in Berlin, Cairo, and Bath, England. Large-scale installations have been mounted at Creative Time and the New Museum, New York; in SITE, San Diego; and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

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Docent Lecture: "Passing the Torch: Three Generations of African American Women Artists", by Sharon Walton

sculpture of a woman by Elizabeth Catlett
March 8, 2014 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Throughout the 20th century, art was influenced by the race and gender of the artist.  African American women artists Elizabeth Catlett, Betye Saar, Mildred Howard, Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, and Kara Walker all built on the accomplishments of their predecessors to create art that reflects their personal experiences and the eras in which they lived.

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Docent Lecture: "Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George", by Marsha Holm

Painting of mountain reflected in lake
March 30, 2014 -
2:15pm3:15pm

From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe retreated annually to Alfred Stieglitz’s family estate on Lake George in upstate New York, where she reveled in the discovery of new subject matter and found respite in the rural setting without the distractions of city life. O’Keeffe’s experiences there inspired one of the most transformative and productive periods of her career, energizing the development of her signature modernist style.

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Docent Lecture: "Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George", by Kay Payne

painting of mountains reflected in water
March 8, 2014 -
1:00pm2:00pm

From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe retreated annually to Alfred Stieglitz’s family estate on Lake George in upstate New York, where she reveled in the discovery of new subject matter and found respite in the rural setting without the distractions of city life. O’Keeffe’s experiences there inspired one of the most transformative and productive periods of her career, energizing the development of her signature modernist style.

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Docent Lecture: "Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George", by Kay Payne

Georgia O'Keeffe, "Lake George (formerly Reflection Seascape)", 1992
February 22, 2014 -
1:00pm2:00pm

From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe retreated annually to Alfred Stieglitz’s family estate on Lake George in upstate New York, where she reveled in the discovery of new subject matter and found respite in the rural setting without the distractions of city life. O’Keeffe’s experiences there inspired one of the most transformative and productive periods of her career, energizing the development of her signature modernist style.

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