Flashcards in City Night Deck (22):
Where was O'Keefe born?
Where did O'Keefe study from 1905 to 1906?
At the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Where did O'Keefe study in New York?
At the Art Students League
Who did O'Keefe study under at the Art Students League in New York?
William Merritt Chase
Who did O'Keeffe see exhibitions of in Stieglitz's gallery?
Works by Rodin and Matisse in 1908
What did O'Keeffe work as in Chicago?
A commercial artist
Where did O'Keeffe take a summer class in 1912?
At the University of Virginia
Who did O'Keefe study under in at the Teachers College of Columbia University?
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
When did O'Keefe have her first solo at Stieglitz's gallery?
In April of 1917
When did O'Keeffe return to New York?
When did O'Keeffe make her first trip to the Southwest?
Where did O'Keeffe move in 1949?
Albiquiu New Mexico
What is City Night painted on?
A large oil on canvas
What are the colors in City Night?
Black, gray and blue dominate with areas of white for illumination
What are the dimensions of City Night?
Four feet high by two and a half feet wide
What building is depicted in City Night?
The Shelton Hotel where O'Keeffe and Stieglitz lived
What was the symbol of American achievement and progress in the post-war years?
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
How many skyscrapers were constructed in 1925?
What did O'Keeffe turn to as her work matured?
Natural world for inspiration