Georgia O'Keeffe Suite of nine prints

Listing No: 5602

Other Images

  • 01_Miss O'Keeffe's Palette.jpg
  • 02_O'Keeffe Talking.jpg
  • 03_Entrance.jpg
  • 04_Living Room.jpg
  • 05_Daffodils.jpg
  • 06_Passageway.jpg
  • 07_Garden and Rock.jpg
  • 08_Garden Wall.jpg
  • 09_Ghost Ranch.jpg
  • 01_Miss O'Keeffe's Palette_verso.jpg
  • 02_O'Keeffe Talking_verso.jpg
  • 03_Entrance_verso.jpg
  • 04_Interior_verso.jpg
  • 05_Dafodills_verso.jpg
  • 06_Passageway_verso.jpg
  • 07_Garden and Rock_verso.jpg
  • 08_Garden Wall_verso.jpg
  • 09_Ghost Ranch_verso.jpg

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Artwork Info

FAE Listing No:
5602
Artist:
Myron Wood (1921-1999)
Title:
Georgia O'Keeffe Suite of nine prints
Date of Work:
1980-1981
Alternate Title:
1st Set (pr. '82 MW)
Signature:
All signed in pencil on verso with date of printing.
Signature Notes:
"O'Keeffe Talking" is also signed in pencil on recto.
Where Produced:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Presentation:
Unmatted

Artwork Medium

Type:
Photography
Sub Type:
B&W
Medium:
Gelatin Silver
Support:
on Photo Paper
Medium Notes:
Vintage prints by Myron Wood.

Artwork Size & Weight

Primary:
8 x 10 in.
Outer Dimensions:
Size Notes:
Six (6) prints in this suite are horizontal 8x10 inches. Three (3) prints in this suite are vertical 10x8 inches.

Artwork Surface

Texture:
Flat
Surface Reflectivity:
Even - Gloss

Artwork Condition

Condition:
Excellent condition.

Artwork Provenance

Collection:
Andy and Beckie Reisberg
Provenance:
A purchase from Dr. Jack Speer in a private transaction in 1998 (Colorado Springs, CO). Myron Wood sold the entire sixty-one print portfolio to Dr. Speer many years earlier.

About this Piece

In 1980-1981 Myron Wood printed his first set of sixty-one photographs to represent his then recently completed 2-1/2 year project photographing Georgia O'Keeffe and her home in Abiquiu, New Mexico. These nine photographs were acquired from that portfolio. Many years later, in 1995 Harry N. Abrams, Inc, New York published the photographs as "O'Keeffe At Abiquiu / Photographs by Myron Wood; Text by Christine Taylor Patten".

About the Artist

Born in Wilson, Oklahoma, Myron Wood abandoned a career as a classical pianist in 1946, attended The Progressive School of Photography in New Haven, CT for two years and then moved to Colorado Springs, CO. He spent the remaining 53 years of his life in Colorado as an independent photographer.

Known for his lyrical interpretations of the cultures and landscapes of the Southwest, diverse geographic subjects and Weston-inspired straight photography recur throughout the history of his work.


ARTIST STATEMENT

“Writers taught me how to see. Painters and photographers didn’t teach me how to see. Writers taught me how to observe. Bach taught me how to think through his music. Every time you think you know what he’s going to do next, he does something brilliant and unbelievable. It’s a constant working on a theme, which he expands and uses. Pure genius. I learned about design from painters, musicians and writers.

So, I became a photographer after an early life as a musician and found to my surprise that I hadn’t wasted a minute. The same words are used – tone, line, ensemble, balance – and all the things I thought about and used in music were, across the board, related to photography. I also discovered becoming well equipped in a number of art forms is very important. It allows you to more easily move in your own art form.” Myron Wood, 1993

from an interview with Journeys Magazine, Colorado Springs, CO, Fall 1993

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