A Valentine Homage to O'Keeffe and Stieglitz | Jack Meyer

February 14, 2015 1:50 AM

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A Valentine Homage to O'Keeffe and Stieglitz | Jack Meyer

Georgia O'Keeffe was a 28 year old Wisconsin farm girl; Alfred Stieglitz was a 52 year old New York bon vivant. Stieglitz intimately photographed his muse throughout their tumultuous, erotically charged marriage. The inspired images are a testament to the power of artistic collaboration and the enduring flame of romance. Together, the power couple defined a uniquely American artistic language. This Valentine's Day, let's celebrate Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz!

O'Keeffe, who is best known for her iconic paintings of the American Southwest, met Alfred Stieglitz at his Fifth Avenue art gallery, 291. As a young art student living in New York, O'Keeffe explored the gallery which displayed European Modernists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Stieglitz,...

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