Sky above Clouds IV

Georgia O'Keeffe

Sky above Clouds IV

Georgia O'Keeffe (1965)

Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Georgia O'Keeffe, Mar. 17–May 8, 1966, as Above the Clouds IV, no cat. no. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Georgia O'Keeffe Exhibition, May 28–July 3, 1966, as Above the Clouds IV. Los Angeles, Rolf Nelson Gallery, late 1966–early 1967, no cat. Whitney Museum of American Art, Georgia O'Keeffe Retrospective Exhibition, Oct. 8–Nov. 29, 1970; the Art Institute of Chicago, Jan. 6–Feb. 7, 1971; San Francisco Museum of Art, Mar. 15–Apr. 30, 1971, cover (ill.), cat. 120 (New York and Chicago only). Washington DC, National Gallery of Art, Georgia O'Keeffe: Art and Letters, Nov. 1, 1987–Feb. 21, 1988; the Art Institute of Chicago, Mar. 5–June 19, 1988; Dallas Museum of Art, July 31–Oct. 16, 1988; Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nov. 19, 1988–Feb. 5, 1989, cat. 120 (Washington DC and Chicago only).

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), New Mexico, 1965; partially sold and given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1983.

Henry Seldis, "Georgia O'Keeffe at 78: Tough-Minded Romatic," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 22, 1967, A14. Barbara Buhler Lynes, Georgia O'Keeffe: Catalogue Raisonné, (National Gallery of Art/Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation/Yale University Press, 1999) no. 1498 (vol. 2). Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, Full Bloom: The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004), 492–3, 505. René Paul Barilleaux and Sarah Whitaker Peters, eds., Georgia O'Keeffe: Color and Conservation, exh. cat. (Jackson, MS, and State College, PA: Mississippi Museum of Art and Penn State University Press, 2006), 100. Sarah Rovang, "How John Deere and Eero Saarinen Inspired Georgia O’Keeffe’s Largest Painting," Hyperallergic, last modified April 2, 2020, ttps://, (ill.). Philip Kennicott and Matthew Cappucci, "Examining the Elements of Breathtaking Art: Weather patterns can help us understand what’s going on in these classic images," The Washington Post, last modified July 16, 2021,, (ill.).