Drilling encroaches on O’Keeffe’s ‘Black Place’

Posted: Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:00 pm

Walter Nelson of Abiquiú takes a picture on Tuesday, June 17, of the site depicted in Georgia O'Keeffe's painting Black Place II. Oil and gas drilling operations surround the Black Place where Georgia O'Keeffe painted iconic pieces depicting the black formations east of Nageezi. Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican

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