Art Essay Notes - Description Black Mesa Landscape New...

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Description Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico/Out Back of Marie’s II, 1930 Oil on canvas, 24 ¼ x 36 ¼ in. Georgia O’Keeffe New Mexico, 1930 Mountain Range darkness from above, top half covered in darkness, dividing line center of canvas, path into darkness, ground level has lively foliage, next layer has bright range with multiple crevasses or paths, maybe different paths of light, some staying within the light and even back down, some leading up into the darkness. Not a single line repeats itself. Personal challenges. Snow cap at the top of the peak, has the feeling of rain approaching. 1. What stands out most when you first see it? The brightness coming from the lower part of the mountain range. All the crevasses leading in all directions. 2. Explain the reason you notice the thing you mention in number 1. No paths are the same. Reminds me of life and how each path leads you in a different direction. That part of the painting may be showing that you can chose many paths in
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