Aug 9, 2007

It Was Yellow and Pink II

It Was Yellow and Pink II


Georgia O'Keeffe

(American, 1887–1986)

Oil on canvas

Unframed: 91.5 x 76.2 cm (36 x 30 in.)

Bequest of Georgia O'Keeffe 1987.137


On view at:

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Apr 9, 2023 - Aug 12, 2023

Did you know?

Recalling her views out of airplane windows, O’Keeffe described seeing “such incredible colors that you actually begin to believe in your dreams.”


Georgia O’Keeffe was electrified by the aerial views she experienced when flying long distances in the lower-altitude propeller planes of the 1950s and 1960s. In this painting, she has composed riverbeds seen far below in ways that refer to an actual experience and, simultaneously, exist as an abstract design.

See also
American - Painting
Type of artwork: 
Oil on canvas

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