Georgia Totto OKeeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. Born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, OKeeffe first came to the attention of the New York art community in 1916. She made large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms, presenting them close up as if seen through a magnifying lens. OKeeffe has been recognized as the Mother of American Modernism.
Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (15 November 1887—6 March 1986) was an American artist. Quote: "I lived on the plains of North Texas for four years," she wrote in 1919. "It is the only place I have ever felt that I really belonged—that I really felt at home." ... "But I belonged," O'Keeffe told a friend. "That was my country--terrible winds and a wonderful emptiness." Photographer unknown.