Georgia O’Keeffe, health food devotee: the pioneer of modernism’s favourite recipes

By Carmel Melouney

The American artist lived until she was 98 – and a new book of her favourite recipes might give some clues as to how

Georgia O'Keeffe was an icon of the American art world: a pioneer of abstract modernism, with boldly innovative paintings of flowers and bleached animal skulls. Lesser known is that her diet, too, was ahead of its time.

A new cookbook of O'Keeffe's personal recipes – Dinner with Georgia O'Keeffe: Recipes, Art and Landscape, by the Australian author Robyn Lea – reveals she was a forerunner to today's organic, slow food movement, a health food devotee who made her own yoghurt.

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