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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Seeing Gertrude Stein: An amazing woman’s impact across the arts, 10/14 - Washington DC Smithsonian Museum | Examiner.com

Seeing Gertrude Stein: An amazing woman’s impact across the arts, 
- Washington DC Smithsonian Museum | Examiner.com by
An Avant-Garde pioneer of postmodernism as well as a central figure of the modernism genre, Gertrude Stein (1874, Allegheny, Pa.—1946, Paris) was a very innovative American writer, eccentric Jewish-American expatriate,self-styled intellect and a cubistic art patron.
Opening at the National Portrait Gallery features more than 50 artifacts and 100 works by artists from across Europe and American, Stein hungered for recognition within the art community in addition to being a significant published author. Through Five Phases of her life is a portrait presented of Gertrude Stein, closing on January 22, 2012.

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