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Georgia O’Keefe on Arthur Dove. From a 1970 New Yorker profile of O’Keefe:

“I think Dove came to abstraction quite naturally,” O’Keeffe says, reflectively. “It was his way of thinking. Kandinsky was very showy about it, but Dove had an earthy, simple quality that led directly to abstraction. His things are very special. I always wish I’d bought more of them. And all the people Dove influenced, who are better known now than he is! The Museum of Modern Art never gave him a really important show—I don’t know why. Dove used to paint a lot of small pictures, little landscapes, that didn’t look particularly distinguished at first, but in them he would get the feel of a particular place so completely that you’d know you’d been there.”