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Georgia O'Keeffe and Her Houses
Ghost Ranch and Abiquiu
Georgia OKeeffe and Her Houses
Authors: By Barbara Buhler Lynes and Agapita Judy Lopez
Imprint: Abrams Books
ISBN: 1-4197-0394-3
EAN: 9781419703942
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 9/1/2012
Trim Size: 9 1/2 x 11 3/4
Page Count: 256
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 250 color and black-and-white illustrations
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About the book
Georgia O’Keeffe’s two houses in New Mexico—at Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch—are essential elements in her paintings, but their history has never before been detailed. Quoting liberally from the artist’s letters, Barbara Buhler Lynes and Agapita Judy Lopez create a vibrant picture of O’Keeffe (1887–1986) and her homes, which have long intrigued the public. An essay by architect Beverly Spears describes the distinctive characteristics of adobe construction.
The bountiful illustrations include photographs made especially for this book showing the houses as they are today, photographs of O’Keeffe at home by major photographers, and her paintings of the houses and the landscapes surrounding them.

Praise for Georgia O'Keeffe and her Houses:

“Beautifully designed and fascinating.” Publishers Weekly


About the author
Barbara Buhler Lynes is curator of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe and Emily Fisher Landau Director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center. She is the author of many publications, including Abrams’ Georgia O’Keeffe Museum: Highlights from the Collection and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Collections. Agapita Judy Lopez is director of Abiquiu Historic Properties and rights and reproductions manager for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. She worked for Georgia O’Keeffe from 1974 until the artist’s death in 1986.


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