In 1915, Georgia O’Keeffe was one of the first people to create abstract works of art in the US. Most other artists of the time were focused on American realism. She is often considered to be the foremother of the feminist art movement, developing her career in a time where the industry was completely dominated by men. Her unique style famously depicts close-up imagery of flowers in a particularly vulvar shape.To dress yourself or your daughter as Georgia O’Keeffe, you’ll need to use a few accessories to get the point across. Carrying an oversized orange poppy flower as well as a plaster skull will help to remind people of some of her most famous paintings. For dress, you can either wear a slick black skirt suit with a white undershirt or a black vest, bolero hat and flowy scarf. Hubspot has a really great tutorial on dressing as the famous painter here: O'Keeffe Costume.
Maya Angelou was an artist in every sense of the word. She was a dancer, singer, author, poet, director, playwright, and civil activist - just to name a few. She was appointed by Dr. Martin Luther King himself to organize and lead the Southern Christian Leadership conference in 1959. In 1970, She published her first book, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”. The book was banned by many schools because it explored the sexual abuse she had endured as a child, and at the time discussing this topic was still very taboo. Maya went on to publish many more books and poetry that explored the topics of love, discrimination, race, and loss. She earned many accolades in her life, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barak Obama in 2010 (poets.org).
To dress up as a younger Maya Angelou, wear a brightly colored hair wrap, hoop earrings, and a matching patterned full-length dress. To depict an older Maya, wear a floor-length black gown, pearls and brown sunglasses.
To create a Jeanne-Claude costume, simply throw on some over-sized, colorful clothing and either wear a bright-red wig or use temporary hair dye to complete the look.
Frida costumes are pretty easy to create. Gather your hair on top of your head and adorn it with large, colorful flowers. Put on a long, colorful skirt and don’t forget to draw on Frida’s signature unibrow. A shawl over your shoulders will complete the look.
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