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Georgia O'Keeffe's Legacy in New Mexico

Georgia O'Keeffe, Pedernal with Red Hills (Red Hills with the Pedernal), 1936, oil on linen, 19 3/4 x 29 3/4 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Bequest of Helen Miller Jones, 1986 (1986.137.18) Photo by Blair Clark © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Georgia O'Keeffe's Legacy in New Mexico

Friday, February 17, 2006 - Sunday, September 09, 2007

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) first painted in New Mexico during the summer of 1929 while visiting Mabel Dodge Luhan, the organizer of a modernist enclave in Taos. Luhan reported that O’Keeffe exclaimed "This is wonderful. No one told me it was like this."