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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Sagot, a theatrical little man with a goatee, miserly and devilish, according to his
painter acquaintances, took a fervent interest in two things: painting and a brand
of licorice called Zan. Leo described their meetings in which "He would interrupt ...
According to Gertrude it was the painter's work that had taught her "that in
composition one thing is as important as another thing. Each part is as important
as the whole." In "Melanctha" for the first time all the parts of the statement appear
In her later years, when Leo was no longer there to direct her aesthetic views she
began to collect odd, sometimes kitsch works by painters such as Berman and
Tchelitchew, and Sir Francis Rose, painters who flattered her, or in whose lives ...
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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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