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    On November 15, 1887, Calixtus O’Keeffe and Ida Totto’s lives were changed as they were granted with the gift of their baby girl, the second child out of seven future sons and daughters. They named her Georgia, after her Hungarian grandfather, George Totto (“Georgia O’Keeffe Biography,” 2016). Little did they know, their infant would become well-known as she grew older. Georgia O’Keeffe created astonishing and inspirational artwork, utilized the Habit of Mind, Thinking Interdependently, to innovate ways to inspire others, and illuminated the artistic field (“About Georgia O’Keeffe,” 2017). Georgia O’Keeffe was famous for her flower paintings, beautiful cityscapes, outstanding landscapes, and images of bright bones against the desert sky. She…

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    Georgia O’Keefe was born the second of seven children near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on Nov. 15, 1887 (“Georgia O’Keeffe: About the Painter”). From the age of 13 (Stabb), she knew she wanted to become an artist, and she began her art career in 1905 by studying at the Art Institute of Chicago. She continued her education a year later at the Art Student’s League of New York. After working in Chicago as a commercial artist for a while, she moved to Texas to teach art (“Georgia O’Keeffe: About the…

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    want to give that world to someone else.” Georgia O’Keefe played a crucial role in the development of American modernism art. She sought to capture the power and emotions of objects through abstracting the natural world. Georgia O’Keeffe lived for almost an entire century. Born November 15th 1887 and died on March 6th 1986 at the age of 98, O’Keeffe survived two World Wars and the Great Depression. She was an iconic artist in American modernism, best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers,…

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    Georgia O’Keeffe Georgia O’Keeffe was American female artist born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (1905) and the Art Students League in New York City (1907-1908). O’Keeffe on April 3, 1917, had her first solo show. It was sponsored by John Singer Sargent, a artist Georgia admired very much and would later become her husband, featured charcoal sketches, which O'Keeffe had made in 1916. Stieglitz was captivated by them and begun also one of the most famous…

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    Artist Georgia O'Keeffe was brought into this world on November 15,1887. O'Keeffe lived on a farm in Prairie, Wisconsin. Her parents were neighbors growing up and they were really good friends. Her father Calixtus O'Keeffe was Irish, and her mother Ida Totto was of Dutch and Hungarian heritage. Georgia had six siblings and she was the second of the seven children. O'Keeffe's mom was a doctor, she was very smart and wanted her kids to be very well educated. O'Keeffe was very interested in the…

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    For Georgia O’Keeffe America was her canvas. The vibrant colors of her life and legacy left brilliant marks on history and how we view American art and artists today. As a small girl from Sun Prairie Wisconsin no one expected her to become as successful as she was (Unknown B 1). With the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz and her talent she went on to create masterful works (Unknown B 1). O’Keeffe once said, “To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” (Unknown F 1). From her…

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    In Terry Tempest Williams work In Cahoots with the Coyote, Williams champions the work and life story of painter and environmentalist Georgia O’ Keeffe. Williams compares O’ Keeffe to a coyote—a trickster. Like the coyote, she knew the “art of perception is deception.” The vibrant and dramatic images of the desert she made deceived viewers across America into wanting to visit the desert, a place where few had wanted to go before. O’ Keeffe is described to have an extremely intimate…

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    Jean Toomer was born in Washington attended the university of Wisconsin and the city of New York. Toomer first started his writing career in 1918 .He wrote short stories ,poems, sketches and reviews of national magazines. Toomer’s main focus was to write about race and gender and the struggle. During the 20’s Jean Toomer was the most promising of the original voices of the Negro Renaissance, he was an American poet and novelist. His first published book was “Cane” about mixed race. “Editors…

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    Both would point out very specific aspects that Sherman would organize to ensure it would in fact be the “death blow”. Davis mentions a telegraph sent from Sherman to U S Grant. “Until we can repopulate Georgia, it is useless to occupy it, but the utter destruction if its roads, houses and people will cripple their military resources… I can make the march and make Georgia howl!” Rivers would agree with Davis with different emphasis but still with great importance. The last chance the…

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    The battle at Horseshoe Bend although obscure to most Americans had a great affect the expansion of of America. The Louisiana Purchase of 1808 already showed the greed and appetite for land from white Americans and their need for individual property. However, with all the land the United States received from the purchase they could not move on the land because it was not really theirs as long as the five tribes were on the land. It was not until the battle at Horseshoe Bend that coveted land…

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