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"I get out my work and have a show for myself before I have it publicly. I make up my own mind about it — how good or bad or indifferent it is. After that the critics can write what they please. I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free." —Georgia O'Keeffe


Portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe / By Laura Gilpin / Source: / I enjoy the monochromatic palette of this image. The large amount of white in this image contributes to a calm, airy aesthetic, which suits the subject.


"Mark Rothko evokes an experience, however, rather than illustrating one, relying on color, form and scale to move viewers to contemplate the elusive and the spiritual.”