Georgia O’Keeffe’s contributions are explored in a new graphic novel
Originally published in Spain by Astiberry in 2021, in collaboration with the Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Georgia O’Keeffe is being released in the US on May 10th by SelfMadeHero.
By María Herreros with translation by Lawrence Schimel, the graphic novel was created under the supervision of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, which is responsible for safeguarding the artist’s legacy. It’s attention to detail has O’Keeffe’s reproducted letters reproduced with the same idiosyncrasies in grammar and spelling as her originals.
During her lifetime, which spanned almost a century, she became widely recognized for her huge contribution to modern art. Drawing mainly from O’Keeffe’s letters that are depicted in this biography, artist María Herreros delves into O’Keeffe’s deepest self: a tireless traveller, a nature lover, a strong and emancipated woman who carved her own determined path through life and did it her way.