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Georgia O'Keeffe

By María Herreros

Paperback with flaps, 128 pp, $19.99

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), the American artist known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes, was one of the most significant artists of the 20th century. During her lifetime, which spanned almost a century, she became widely recognised for her huge contribution to modern art.

Drawing mainly from O’Keeffe’s letters that are depicted in this biography, artist María Herreros delves into O’Keeffe’s deepest self: a tireless traveller, a nature lover, a strong and emancipated woman who carved her own determined path through life and did it her way. 

María Herreros

María Herreros has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Valencia. She is an illustrator, muralist and comic book creator. Involved in artistic and social projects all over the world, her work focuses on gender equality and social justice. She has collaborated with brands such as Coca-Cola and Reebok, and has exhibited her works in galleries in Barcelona, Madrid, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Hong Kong, and Seoul. Her most recent collaboration on an illustrated book was Viva la Dolce Vita, with Máximo Huerta (Lunwerg, 2019). She currently lives in Madrid. 


"Georgia O’Keeffe is a compelling and beguiling glimpse into the forces that shape art and artists."
— Comics Review
"In her graphic novel, titled Georgia O’Keeffe, Herreros presents 'the mother of modern American art' as a woman who spent a lifetime in tireless pursuit of freedom, determined to carve her own path in her own unpredictable style."
— The Big Issue
"As an overview of Georgia O’Keeffe’s life and work it captures her voice, the key events and ideas, while richly evoking her image and imagery."
— Slings and Arrows