Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories

Corn, Wanda M. and Latimer, Tirza True

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Berkeley. 2011. University of California Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. Copub: Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. An Ahmanson-Murphy Fine Arts Book. 172 b/w photographs, 80 color illustrations. 320 pages. hardcover. 9780520270022. keywords: American Art/exhibition Catalogs. inventory # 38038. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Gertrude Stein is justly famous for her modernist writings and her patronage of vanguard painters (most notably Matisse and Picasso) in Paris before the First World War. Seeing Gertrude Stein, the companion book to an exhibition of the same name, illuminates less familiar aspects of her life. Wanda M. Corn and Tirza True Latimer analyze the portraits for which Stein posed, the domestic settings she created with Alice B. Toklas, her partner, and the signature styles of dress the two women adopted. Corn and Latimer also explore Steinís engagement with multiple art forms and the bonds she formed with younger artists. Focusing on portraits in a range of media, photo essays, press clippings, snapshots, clothing, furniture, and other visual artifacts, this pathbreaking study reveals Steinís sophistication in shaping her public image and cultural legacy. Lavishly illustrated throughout, these 'five stories' represent Steinís life on a human scale while tracing her influence on a wide variety of visual artists of her own and subsequent generations. Exhibition dates: Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, May 12ĖSeptember 6, 2011. Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, october 14, 2011ĖJanuary 22, 2012. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Gertrude Stein is justly famous for her modernist writings and her patronage of vanguard painters (most notably Matisse and Picasso) in Paris before the First World War. "Seeing Gertrude Stein," the companion book to an exhibition of the same name, illuminates less familiar aspects of her life. Wanda M. Corn and Tirza True Latimer analyze the portraits for which Stein posed, the domestic settings she created with Alice B. Toklas, her partner, and the signature styles of dress the two women adopted. Corn and Latimer also explore Stein's engagement with multiple art forms and the bonds she formed with younger artists. Focusing on portraits in a range of media, photo essays, press clippings, snapshots, clothing, furniture, and other visual artifacts, this pathbreaking study reveals Stein's sophistication in shaping her public image and cultural legacy. Lavishly illustrated throughout, these 'five stories' represent Stein's life on a human scale while tracing her influence on a wide variety of visual artists of her own and subsequent generations.

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Title: Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket
Edition: 1st Edition.

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