Structure and light

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986): Radiator Building – Night, New York (1927) This painting illustrates O’Keeffe’s skill in articulating architectural structures as well as her use of the highly realistic, yet simplified style of Precisionism…
She uses the night backdrop to incorporate a play between structure and light, and between the straight lines of the architectural forms and the ethereal smoke, which is reminiscent of the folds of flowers…

Georgia O'Keeffe Radiator Building Night, New York (1927)

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