Gertrude and Alice in Vichyland
07/06/2017 § Leave a comment
Charles Bernstein in Jacket2:
In “Gertrude and Alice in Vichlyand,” I explore the sources of the disinformation on Stein/WW2, with historical context and documents. One of many questions I ask here: Why was Stein subjected to such virulent scorn when her family art collection was shown at the Met (with no focus on her own work) while Picabia, subject of a full-scale retrospective of his work, was not? Ironically, some of Picabia’s quite intriguing paintings reflect his “murky” views, which is not the case with any of Stein’s literary works.
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