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Where was O'Keefe born?

Wisconsin

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Where did O'Keefe study from 1905 to 1906?

At the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Where did O'Keefe study in New York?

At the Art Students League

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Who did O'Keefe study under at the Art Students League in New York?

William Merritt Chase

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Who did O'Keeffe see exhibitions of in Stieglitz's gallery?

Works by Rodin and Matisse in 1908

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What did O'Keeffe work as in Chicago?

A commercial artist

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Where did O'Keeffe take a summer class in 1912?

At the University of Virginia

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Who did O'Keefe study under in at the Teachers College of Columbia University?

Arthur Dow

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O'Keefe was interested in the progressive approach to art being taught at schools in what states?

Texas, Virginia and South Carolina between 1912 and 1918

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When did O'Keefe have her first solo at Stieglitz's gallery?

In April of 1917

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When did O'Keeffe return to New York?

In 1918

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When did O'Keeffe make her first trip to the Southwest?

In 1929

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Where did O'Keeffe move in 1949?

Albiquiu New Mexico

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What is City Night painted on?

A large oil on canvas

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What are the colors in City Night?

Black, gray and blue dominate with areas of white for illumination

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What are the dimensions of City Night?

Four feet high by two and a half feet wide

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What building is depicted in City Night?

The Shelton Hotel where O'Keeffe and Stieglitz lived

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What was the symbol of American achievement and progress in the post-war years?

The skyscraper

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What two skyscrapers were in the United States before O'Keeffe printed City Night?

Flatiron Building in 1903 and the Cass Gilbert's Woolworth Building

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How many skyscrapers were constructed in 1925?

45 skyscrapers

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What did O'Keeffe turn to as her work matured?

Natural world for inspiration

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What photographers did O'Keefe know through Stieglitz?

Paul Strand, Edward Steichen and Charles Sheeler