Georgia O’Keeffe’s Vision | The New Yorker

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She had painted the flower image big, she later wrote, so that people would “be surprised into taking time to look at it” and would then perhaps see it as she did, in all its miraculous shape, color, and texture. “Well,” O’Keeffe wrote, “I made you take time to look at what I saw, and when you took time to really notice my flower you hung all your own associations with flowers on my flower, and you write about my flower as if I think and see what you think and see of the flower—and I don’t.”

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