The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Announces New Book Featuring Quotes From The Artist

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Words|Works, Volume 1 available on September 30

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Perfect for holiday gift giving, this stocking stuffer-sized book is a unique volume that truly has something for everyone, from the art novice to fans of Georgia O’Keeffe alike.

“…I like the artist standing up for himself—believing in his own word no matter what anyone may say about it.” - Georgia O’Keeffe

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is proud to announce the publication of “Words|Works,” a book of quotes from Georgia O’Keeffe. Published by the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, the 48-page book combines O’Keeffe’s most poignant and memorable words with her iconic works of art in an intimate volume that proves O’Keeffe expressed herself beautifully in paint but was also an eloquent writer.

The quotes selected for the volume were chosen by the Georgia O’Keefe Museum’s curators and researchers, and also by those who knew the artist personally. Taken largely from interviews and published catalog statements, as well as the thousands of personal letters she wrote to friends and family, O’Keeffe’s words illuminate her innermost thoughts on life, art, the act of creating, and her deep appreciation for the natural world.

“Compiling “Words|Works” has been a special project of the Museum,” said Robert A. Kret, director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. “Perfect for holiday gift giving, this stocking stuffer-sized book is a unique volume that truly has something for everyone, from the art novice to fans of Georgia O’Keeffe alike.”

“Words|Works, Volume 1” (Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; September 2013; U.S. $9.95/Can. $9.95; ISBN 978-0-9793498-7-4) is the first volume in what will become a series of books bringing together Georgia O’Keefe’s words with her iconic images. Volume 1 will be available in the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Store, located inside the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, and on the Store’s website, beginning September 30, 2013. Members of the Museum receive a 15% discount off the purchase price.

About the Book
Words|Works, Volume 1
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum / September 2013
U.S. $9.95 / Can. $9.95
ISBN 978-0-9793498-7-4
Paperback
48 pages / 6 ½ x 4 ½
22 images including works in color and black and white photos

To Purchase Book from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Store:
The book will be available for sale in the Museum Store beginning September 30s, 2013 and on the Store’s website: http://www.okeeffestore.org/. For more information, please call +1 505 946 1001.

Your purchase will help the Museum present compelling exhibitions, and provide innovate programming for children, families, and adults.

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ABOUT GEORGIA O’KEEFFE MUSEUM:
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe, her life, American modernism, and public engagement. The Museum's collections, historic properties, exhibitions, Research Center, publications, and education programs contribute to scholarly discourse and inspire diverse audiences. Located in Santa Fe, NM, the Museum’s collections, exhibits, research center, publications and education programs contribute to scholarly discourse and serve diverse audiences. The largest single repository of the artist’s work in the world, it is the only museum in the world dedicated to an internationally known American woman artist and is the most visited art museum in New Mexico.

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