O'Keeffe and Stieglitz by Benita Eisler
An American Romance

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This is the saga of the stormy, passionate relationship between the photographer and impresario, Alfred Steiglitz, and Georgia O'Keeffe - a legendary romance and long-married partnership of two of modernism's greatest artists. Stieglitz discoverd in O'Keeffe, 24 years his junior, the "Eve" of authentic American art. She, in turn, was captivated by his commanding power and celebrity.
 

About Benita Eisler

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Benita Eisler is the author of O'Keeffe and Stieglitz: An American Romance and Byron: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame,"" She lives in New York City. "From the Trade Paperback edition.
 
Published April 1, 1991 by Nan A. Talese. 546 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Following Roxana Robinson's Georgia O'Keeffe (1989) and Benita Eisler's O'Keeffe and Stieglitz (1991) comes another lengthy biography of America's most persistently scrutinized woman artist.

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Stieglitz, short, spoiled, argumentative, a married Jewish intellectual 23 years O'Keeffe's senior, possibly a pedophile, sexually confused at the least, consecrated their relationship with a series of pornographic photos described here in considerable detail and interpreted variously as ``cunt w...

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Packed with personal revelations, ths enthralling dual portrait of the painter and the photographer demythologizes the American art world's iconic couple.

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