SANTA FE, NM.- The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
has introduced on its website a searchable online database with images of over 3,000 items from the museums collection, as well as materials from the archives of the Georgia OKeeffe Museum Research Center. Through the Georgia OKeeffe Museum Collections Online, the public can now view items including, among others, images of art and photographs in the Museum Collection and correspondence from Research Center Collections.
Online availability of these materials was created to increase public awareness of and access to the museums art and Research Center collections. The database includes more than 900 Georgia OKeeffe works that illustrate the artists wide range of subjects from iconic flowers and bleached desert skulls to nudes, landscapes, cityscapes, still lifes and abstractions dating from 1901 to 1984. Also, materials from the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center include selections from our photographic collections, artist and study materials, and archival collections such as the William Innes Homer Archive, Maria Chabot Archive, and the Georgia OKeeffe General Correspondence.
Founded in 2001 as a component of the Georgia OKeeffe Museum, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center supports scholarship on American modernism (late 19th century-present) in art history, architectural history and design, literature, music and photography. Its competitive scholarship program awards six stipends annually to qualified candidates, and it sponsors symposia, lecture and publication programs. The Research Center collects and houses library and archival materials that relate to the art and life of Georgia O'Keeffe and her contemporaries, which are available to in-house and visiting scholars.