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Deb Haaland and the Power of Jewelry

Many professional women wear pearls with their outfits.  Deb Haaland, second term Congresswoman from New Mexico, wears Navajo pearls.  These graduated silver beads are the signature piece in her large collection of Native American jewelry. When she was sworn in … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Signature Piece?

Georgia O’Keeffe did.  Part of her self styling for photographs was a whimsical pin made for her by Alexander Calder in 1934.  It spelled out her initials, “OK.” However, she usually wore it vertically so that looked more abstract.  Unless … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keeffe in Pants

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) was not only a famous artist, she was also a famous artist’s model.  Her career as a serious subject of photographs began when she took up with the photographer Alfred Stieglitz, who later became her husband.  It … Continue reading

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Mary Colter–Architect of the Southwest

You don’t have to spend much time at the south rim of the Grand Canyon to hear the name Mary Colter (1869-1958).  She designed Bright Angel Lodge, the Hopi House, and the Lookout Studio, which fits into the walls of … Continue reading

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