A long-horned animal skull and a white flower float over a desert landscape in a Georgia O'Keeffe painting.

365 Days of Art: January 21 – First Georgia O’Keeffe Retrospective Opens at the Art Institute of Chicago

Georgia O’Keeffe, Ram’s Head White Hollyhock and Little Hills, 1935, collection:Brooklyn Museum

January 21, 1943

The exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe Paintings 1915-1941 opens at the Art Institute of Chicago. It is O’Keeffe’s first museum retrospective.

By the way, January 21 is a slow day in art history. Thank God for Georgia O’Keeffe at my favorite museum, or I would’ve been stuck talking about Jeff Koons today. Yecccch.

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