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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But in 1905 both Leo and Gertrude were delighted with their new friendship with
the Matisses, and they were soon inviting them and their fellow artists back to
dinner at the rue de Fleurus. Within a few months of their meeting the Steins
Alice—who told her often enough she was something even greater than the artist
—played on her wounded vanity, and Leo was the one who suffered. The change
in Gertrude's thinking about her brother and herself was expressed years later, ...
As she had caricatured herself in the book, so she caricatured the artists and the
art movements themselves. To make an historical account readable it is
necessary to isolate the significant at the expense of the "abjectly" true general
picture (to ...
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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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