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Gertrude Stein  // Posts tagged as "Gertrude Stein"

08 Feb Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

So Famous and So Gay: The Fabulous Potency of Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein is a new book by Jeff Solomon. Read an excerpt below: From the 1910s until the 1930s, many readers pictured Gertrude Stein lounging on a divan that drew from fin de siècle clichés as well as tropes of silent films. Sometimes she […]

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Gertrude is a Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Gertrude is a Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Which, of course, includes thorns.  But what good icon doesn’t have thorns? The exhibition at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum “Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories” is a stunning evocation of the lesbian writer, art collector (a companion exhibition of her family’s collection is at SFMOMA), and cultural visionary. She’s one of the first literary lesbians […]

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