Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories—Press

Exhibition on view May 12, 2011—September 6, 2011

"Gertrude Stein through artists eyes"

"Modern is Modern is..."
The New York Times

"Shows Shed New Light on Life of Gertrude Stein"
The New York Times

"San Francisco Exhibit Reunites Gertrude Stein's Remarkable Art Collection"
PBS NewsHour

"Culture Wire: Gertrude Stein at Contemporary Jewish Museum"
San Francisco Arts Commission

"Gertrude Stein: This is your life!"
Bay Area Reporter

"Picasso's Muse and Warhol's, Too"
The Jewish Daily Forward

"Secrets of Gertrude Stein"
J Weekly

"Gertrude Stein gets her due in 'Five Stories'"
San Francisco Chronicle

"Summer of Stein"
—Arts Journal

"A Paper Doll Is a Paper Doll Is a Paper Doll"
The New York Times blog

"Gertrude Stein: A Mixed Metaphor for San Francisco"
—The Huffington Post

"Seein Gertrude Stein: Five Stories"
—Art Forum

"Souvenirs from Paris"
Wall Street Journal


Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories has been jointly organized by the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco and the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Major support for the exhibition, publication, and related programs has been received through a grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art.


Additional support for the exhibition national tour has been provided by E*TRADE.

Generous support for the exhibition at the Contemporary Jewish Museum has been provided by an anonymous donor; Osterweis Capital Management; Jim Joseph Foundation; the Leavitt Family; Michael and Sue Steinberg; Randee and Joe Seiger; Joyce Linker; Seisel Maibach; and Dorothy R. Saxe. The Koret and Taube Foundations are the lead supporters of the 2010/11 exhibition season at the CJM.

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Generous support for the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery has been provided by the Abraham & Virginia Weiss Charitable Trust, Amy and Marc Meadows; Ella Foshay; Catherine V. Dawson; Vicki and Roger Sant; Grace Bender; Johnnie Moore; and Michelle Smith.

Essential support for the publication has been provided by Fred Levin & Nancy Livingston, The Shenson Foundation, in memory of Ben and A. Jess Shenson.


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