Everybody who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein
Doubleday, 1989 - 243 pagina's
The fascinating story of Gertrude Stein, the public personality, the private person, and the deeply serious writer. From her childhood in Pennsylvania through her rise in the world of art, this unique biography examines the life of this remarkable woman.
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In 1918, in a letter to Alfred Stieglitz in New York, Gertrude defended her refusal
to follow Matisse after the development of Cubism. His work and the work of his
followers (with whom she classed Delaunay, for example) was "a disguised but ...
In Juan Gris's letter to Maurice Raynal in May 1917, he writes of what he saw as
another triumph for Cubism: I like Parade because it's unpretentious, gay and
distinctly comic; Picasso's décor has lots of style and is simple and Satie's music
Her great success in this had, of course, been Cubism; but from that platform she
had claimed to understand and in some cases direct the further activities of the
avant-garde. Nor can it be said that her book was in any way an objectively— or,
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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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