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In 2012, Gertrude is still not welcome

Dec 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Church of Ireland Comment

Gertrude Stein appeared in a music track playing as I drove along.

Gertrude Stein, that fan of Pablo Picasso, her purchases of his work establishing her name as an art collector just as her collecting helped establish his name. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art held an exhibition over the summer, ‘The Steins Collect‘.  It cost $25 to see it, (making us appreciate how much it meant to have free galleries in Ireland), but the exhibition of the works of Picasso and Matisse made it money well …