On view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, through June 3, 2012: The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Gertrude Stein in the Luxembourg Gardens, 1907.
April 26, 2012
Ogden Nash's "They Don't Speak English in Paris", ca. 1935, with his reactions to the increasing fame and acceptance of Gertrude Stein's writing (including a crude reference to the all African-American cast of "Four Saints in Three Acts")
January 24, 2011
Advertising pages from the September 11, 1933 issue of TIME Magazine, which featured a profile of Gertrude Stein.
November 30, 2010
. . . which would mean both Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas. An invitation sent to the couple by Pablo Picasso in 1924. Visit the Beinecke Library digital library to view what he sketched on the verso.
October 28, 2010
From the Beinecke Digital Images Online database: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/ Title Key to private, sound-proof room in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. Author Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. Place of origin n.p. Date undated Physical Description 1 object. 9 cm. Genre/Form Artifacts
September 19, 2008
Scrapbooks kept by Jack Lamb, world-famous bass and fly-fisherman, who was said to have fished every day for 17 years, straight. Lamb was hired by Gulf Oil Co. to travel and lecture around Texas and Louisiana. The 13 scrapbooks, ranging between 1933-1943 document his career as a professional sportsman and as a commercial photographer, focusing on sports, wildlife, and car crashes.
January 24, 2008