General Modern Collection

“Descriptions of Literature”: Texts and Contexts in the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers Exhibition on view October 8–December 14, 2012 “Gertrude Gertrude Stein Stein: What are the Questions?” by Joan Retallack, poet, essayist, critic, and professor at Bard College Exhibition opening lecture, Friday, October 26 at 5:00 pm Gertrude Stein Society Meeting Friday October 26, 2012
October 19, 2012
Images of birds from a compilation of engraved plates: Eillars, Giovanni. Varii Et Diversi Uccelli Cavati Dal Naturale Et Intaglate ["sic"] in Rame ... Dno Francisco, Dni Marii Piccolominei Filio, Joan. Eillars D. D. S.l: s.n, n.d.. which may be variant or copied plates from a more widely-known work:
August 29, 2012
More portraiture by Pierre et Gilles, of an artfully made up Iggy Pop, an assortment of club-goers - and a characteristic shot of Karl Lagerfeld.
August 13, 2012
More images from Façade - five glam shots for an article titled "Are You Bionic" styled and shot by Pierre et Gilles!
August 10, 2012
Pages from Façade, a magazine published approximately twice yearly in Paris between 1976 - 1983. Taking inspiration from Interview Magazine, Façade covered cultural high life in france, documenting night clubbing, music, fashion, and general fabulousness.
August 8, 2012


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