Georgia O'keeffe: The Artist in the Desert (Adventures in Art)
Britta BenkeISBN: 3791335588;
Adventures in Art Georgia O'Keeffe: The Painter in the Desert Britta Benke This celebration of Georgia O'Keeffe's life and art brings the story of this iconic artist to children. Georgia O'Keeffe's bold and colorful depictions of the desert are easily recognizable to most adults and endlessly intriguing to the eyes of young readers. This introduction to the life and work of a quintessentially American painter is filled with details of her unique life: her choice to live alone in the desert, her fascination with the treasures she found there, and her eccentric personality. O'Keeffe's signature paintings are intertwined with photographs of the artist at work to create a seamless narrative that links the painter's captivating personal history to her iconic art. Britta Benke has written extensively on Georgia O'Keeffe and develops art programs and workshops for elementary school children.