The twenty second offering in our new ART WALK Series features a painting by Georgia O'Keeffe entitled "Petunias". From one medium to the next, artists express their use of colour. Inspired by our chosen art piece, our dyer has successfully captured the excitement and complexity of the painting.
Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) was a groundbreaking Modernist painter who digressed from realism to express her own visionary style. Raised in rural Wisconsin, which gave her a love of nature and formed the basis for her revolutionary artwork, O’Keefe is best known for flower paintings which made up a significant percentage of her work. Expressing what she felt, rather than what she had been taught, O’Keeffe painted enormous close-ups of flowers, transforming their contours into fascinating abstractions, and highlighting their importance in a manner that commanded attention. One of the most influential and innovative artists of the 20th century, O’Keeffe was the first woman to have her own exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. [quoted from Art.com]
Included in your purchase will be the following:
Serenity 20 (1 skein)
70% sw merino/20% cashmere/10% nylon
Approx. 400 yds (fingering weight)
US 1-3 needle recommended
hand wash/air dry
We are taking pre-orders for this yarn until February 15, 2016 with a shipping schedule of early to mid March, 2016. You will receive a shipping notice at that time.
Please note this colourway is shown on the Serenity 20 yarn base you are pre-ordering. There is no pattern included with your yarn purchase.