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SEEING GERTRUDE STEIN: FIVE STORIES. Wanda M. Corn and Tirza True Latimer. Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, 2011. Ahmanson-Murphy Fine Arts Imprint. Organized and published in association with National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Published in association with University of California Press, Berkeley. 416 pp. with 262 ills. (97 col.). 29 x 23 cm. ISBN 9780520270022 In English.
Examines the life and visual legacy of celebrated American expatriate writer and art collector Stein (1874-1946), presenting five well-illustrated "stories" exploring her depiction in portraits by such artists as Felix Vallotton, Man Ray, Cecil Beaton and Jacques Lipchitz; her relationship with her lifelong partner, Alice B. Toklas; her many friendships with both famous and lesser-known artists; her status as an international celebrity; and her strong influence on important American artists after her death. See also The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde (Worldwide 33938), the catalogue of a companion exhibition held concurrently at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 71,02,03
Worldwide Number: 033923
Hardcover $45.00    

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