Some of the most influential taste-makers since the Medici, the Stein clan—Gertrude, Leo, and Michael, plus his wife, Sarah—collected Cézanne, Degas, and Toulouse-Lautrec, among other groundbreaking artists, and introduced Picasso to Matisse, initiating a lifelong friendship and rivalry. The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde will include life-size photos of the Stein’s Parisian apartments, allowing wistful members of our own Lost Generation of unemployed college grads to imagine themselves at one of those legendary Saturday-evening salons listening to Gertrude’s take-no-prisoners critiques. For an afternoon, at least, you can live your own little Midnight in Paris.
Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m. Starts: Feb. 28. Continues through June 3, 2012
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.