Everybody who was anybody: a biography of Gertrude Stein, Volume 1
Putnam, 1975 - 244 pagina's
Reviews the legendary expatriate American writer, art collector, and saloniste, exploring her public and private endeavors, her relationships with family, friends, and fellow artists, and her impact on twentieth-century art and literature
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Foremost among this company was Bernard Berenson, a Harvard alumnus of
thirty- five living in Florence when Leo met him in 1900. Before his arrival in
Florence, Leo had been to Paris to look at the museums. As he wrote to Gertrude
Berenson, to be sure, was not alone in noting a certain intractability in his young
guests. 'By the way,' Leo wrote in a letter to Mabel Weeks that summer, 'what do
you think of the susceptibility of the American mind to fresh political ideas?
It was not until the following year when he saw Berenson and complained of the '
dearth of art' that the heralding of the modern art messiah became possible. In
one of the most important exchanges in the history of art collecting, Berenson, ...
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I enjoyed reading and learning about this remarkable woman. she was at the start of the modern painting and literature. he had an influence on 20th century culture and she live a very radical life without making it a issue. she was someone that lived our life and her values Volledige review lezen
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