Discussion Questions

Black Place I

Georgia O’Keeffe

May 2017

Georgia O'Keeffe, Black Place I, 1944; collection SFMOMA, Gift of Charlotte Mack; © Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  1. Describe the lines, shapes and colors that you see in this work.
  2. If you were to walk into this environment, what would it be like? How would you describe it to a friend?
  3. Use all of your senses to describe this place. What does it sound like, smell like, look like, and feel like?
  4. Think of a place that has been inspirational to you. What is it like? How would you depict it in a work of art?

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