Here is a Georgia O'Keefe photo. When we were at the Phillips, we went on a tour of the Georgia O'Keefe abstract exhibit there. The tour leader talked about how O'Keefe viewed New York when she lived there...and how she felt very confined within the apartment on the 20+ floor where she lived, where all she could see was more and more buildings. So here is her expression of that feeling in this painting.
Thomas Alva Edison
I really liked the Folk Art section. There was only one Grandma Moses painting. I usually enjoy her work and her story, but I am less enamored of this painting... but here it is:
I've learned a lot about art since Howard and I have married. Though nowhere as interested and knowledgeable about it as he is, I'm glad that I've gained more of an appreciation for it.