Portrait of an Artist: Georgia O'Keeffe: Discover the Artist Behind the Masterpieces (Hardcover)

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By Alice Wietzel (Illustrator), Lucy Brownridge
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A beautifully told art story for children, looking at Georgia O'Keeffe's life through her masterpieces. Accompanied by stunning original illustrations from Alice Wietzel. 

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Georgia O'Keeffe is known as the Mother of American Modernism, discover why in this first story book about Georgia O'Keeffe. From humble beginnings living on a prairie farm, to taking the New York art scene by storm, to living a solitary life in the New Mexican desert, find out how Georgia's extraordinary life unfolded and how each place changed the ways her paintings came out. See how her life shaped her much loved masterpieces and find out why she is such an important figure in the history of art. An O'Keeffe masterpiece is featured on every spread. This art story also includes a closer look at 10 of O'Keeffe's masterpieces at the back.

About the Author


Alice Wietzel is an illustrator based in Paris. She graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 2017. Her style has roots in risography and traditional printing techniques. She has produced artwork for Gucci, Nike, Hachette, Refinery 29, Desigual among others.

Lucy Brownridge is an author and editor of children's books based in London. She writes books for children about history of art, history, animals, and science. She has an MA in history of art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a BA in history of art from the University of Bristol. 

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711248793
ISBN-10: 0711248796
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
Pages: 32
Series: Portrait of An Artist