« When Georgia O’Keeffe Went to Hawaii to Paint Pineapples » par Abigail Cain

Portrait of Georgia O’Keeffe in Hawaii, 1939. Via Wikimedia Commons.


Georgia O’Keeffe, Pineapple Bud, 1939. Honolulu Museum of Art.

When Georgia O’Keeffe Went to Hawaii to Paint Pineapples

« It took Georgia O’Keeffe nine days to travel the 5,000 miles between New York’s Grand Central Station and the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Although she was heralded by local newspapers upon her arrival as the “famous painter of flowers,” the impetus for her trip was a different sort of plant life.

O’Keeffe was in Hawaii to paint a pineapple. »


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