Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii
“Black Lava Bridge, Hana Coast No. 1,” 1939, by Georgia O’Keeffe.
Honolulu Museum of Art.
Article November 30, 2012: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii – New York Times
What a wonderful inspiration for a trip to Maui! I had never heard of this trip that Georgia O’Keeffe took to Hawaii, nor had I seen the resulting paintings – how wonderful –
Tony Perrottet, travel writer for the New York times, has written an inviting, unusual article about his exploration of Maui in the footsteps of Georgia O’Keeffe, drawing on the help of Patricia Jennings as his virtual tour guide.
Patricia was 12 years old, the daughter of a Hana plantation manager, when Georgia asked her to be her private guide on the island. The two became friends, which Jennings has written about in the recently published “Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii.”
Let’s follow too in the footsteps of Georgia and create our own impressions/images of Maui –