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Blue and Green Music  1921

by Georgia O'Keeffe

Around 1920 Georgia O’Keeffe painted a number of oils exploring, as she later recalled, “the idea that music could be translated into something for the eye.” In [i]Blue and Green Music[/i], O’Keeffe’s colors and forms simultaneously suggest the natural world and evoke the experience of sound. She was drawn to the theories of the Russian Expressionist painter Vasily Kandins...
58.4 × 48.3 cm (23 × 19 in.)
Oil on canvas
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