Georgia O’Keeffe – the mother of American modernism, one of the greatest 20th-century American artists, most famous for her large-scale paintings of flowers. Her painting “ Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1” is the most expensive painting by a female artist ever sold at auction, which went for $44.4m. O’Keeffe herself disliked being called a “woman artist”, she wanted to be considered an “artist”. She once said: “Men put me down as the best woman painter…I think I’m one of the best painters.” She also strongly denied the common assumptions that […]
Hello and welcome to Picasso’s Artichoke. My name is Marta, I’m a vegetarian chef, and a world citizen based in Antwerp, Belgium. I created this blog to combine my two big passions: cooking and art.