Georgia O'Keeffe Correspondence with Joseph Hirshhorn

Georgia O'Keeffe Correspondence with Joseph Hirshhorn
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Location: Smithsonian Institution Archives

Georgia O'Keeffe Correspondence with Joseph Hirshhorn

By Georgia O'Keeffe, Joseph Hirshhorn, Olga Hirshhorn, Doris Bry. 1967-1981.

Joseph Hirshhorn mingled and corresponded with numerous artists and dealers while amassing his art collection. Included in the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers are letters and images documenting his relationship with Georgia O'Keeffe. Other frequent correspondents are Hirshhorn's wife, Olga, and O'Keeffe's longtime assistant/curator/dealer, Doris Bry. The correspondence documents a mostly friendly (but sometimes contentious) relationship between O'Keeffe and Hirshhorn. 

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