- Publisher: Professional Artist Magazine
- Editor: Gigi Rosenberg
*This article won a 2016 Charlie Award For Excellence In Magazine Journalism
The gavel smacked down sharply to close lot 11 at Sotheby’s last November, when Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting Jimson Weed (White Flower No. 1) sold at auction for 44.4 million dollars. The amount paid shattered all previous records for a woman’s work of art. Why this price now? “The real question to ask is….