Dallas Museum of Art presents Ida O’Keeffe: "Escaping Georgia’s Shadow" opening day

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Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow
Spring Lethargy, Texas, 1938, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, General Acquisitions Fund and Janet Kendall Forsythe Fund in honor of Janet Kendall Forsythe on behalf of the Earl A. Forsythe family, 2017.36 Photo courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art

Ida TenEyck O’Keeffe was recognized as a gifted artist during her life, but her efforts were overshadowed by those of her famous older sister, Georgia. Ida O’Keeffe: "Escaping Georgia’s Shadow" brings to light rediscovered works by Ida O’Keeffe that reveal she crafted an artistic identity that was distinct, in style and subject matter, from that of her celebrated sibling.

The exhibition will showcase for the first time approximately 50 works, including paintings, watercolors, prints, and drawings along with photographs of the artist taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia’s husband. A highlight of the exhibition will be a series of lighthouse paintings Ida O’Keeffe created in the early 1930s, the DMA bringing together six of the seven works, which reveal the sophistication of her abstract work.

Event Details



Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX 75201


Ticket Info

$16; Free for DMA Members and children 11 and under.