Matisse, Picasso and Getrude Stein


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Gertrude Stein…those outside the literary world may have heard of her. Those inside may have even read her. But this early 20th century writer is as elusive, as erudite, as inaccessible as Joyce or Beckett. She didn’t so much write as experiment with words. Perhaps her most enduring legacy is “A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.” Because really, a rose is really just a rose. Or is it more? Stein, an expatriate who lived in France for most of her life, hosted the literati and the artistic at the home she shared with her lifetime partner, Alice B. Toklas. Her most notable guests included writers Sherwood Anderson and Ernest Hemingway and artists Picasso and Matisse. Stein was a leader in the literary modernist movement, an era born out of the destruction of World War I and charac...

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