Georgia O’Keeffe’s vivid visual vocabulary — her sensuous flowers, bleached bones against red sky and earth — had a stunning, profound and lasting influence on American art in this century, but her personal mystique is as intriguing and enduring as her bold, brilliant canvases.
Dr. Saltz sits with Laurie Lisle, author of Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O’Keeffe, to discuss the legend’s exceptional life.
Dr. Gail Saltz is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The New York Presbyterian Hospital, psychoanalyst with The New York Psychoanalytic Institute, columnist, bestselling author and television commentator including frequent contributing to the Today Show, CNN and MSNBC. She is the emotional wellness contributor to Health Magazine and Health.com, Chair the of 92Y 7 Days of Genius Advisory Committee and Consultant and Event Moderator for the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Initiative.
Laurie Lisle, a journalist, biographer and memoirist, is the author of the bestselling Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O’Keeffe. Included in Five Hundred Great Books by Women, it has been translated into seven languages. She is the author of four other books, including a biography of artist Louise Nevelson. Lisle has lectured about both artists in many museums and other venues in the United States and Canada. For more information go to www.laurielisle.com.
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