LEC: The Gertrude Stein Paradox @ SVA

The Visual & Critical Studies blog

This Monday, April 2nd at 7:00 p.m., the Visual & Critical Studies Department will present “The Gertrude Stein Paradox: Michèle Cone heads a panel of renowned Stein scholars.” Here is a detailed description of the event from SVA’s Press Resources page:

School of Visual Arts (SVA) presents The Gertrude Stein Paradox, a roundtable discussion led by historian and SVA faculty member Michèle C. Cone about Gertrude Stein, patron of the arts and mercurial author and thinker. The panel discussion coincides with “The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde,” the exhibition on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from February 21 – June 3, 2012. Dr. Cone will be joined in conversation by Mary Ann Caws, distinguished professor of English, French and comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Catharine Stimpson, University Professor and Dean Emerita of the Graduate…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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