Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry at The Jewish Museum

The artist Florine Stettheimer (1871–1944) is an icon of Jazz Age New York. Born to a wealthy Jewish family in Rochester, she studied at the Art Students League in New York City and then in Europe, where she encountered two profound influences: the Symbolist painters and poets and, on the eve of the Great War, the Ballets Russes. Returning to Manhattan, she hosted an elite salon together with her sisters Carrie and Ettie and their mother, Rosetta, attracting many of the leading lights of the artistic vanguard. Her circle included Alfred Stieglitz, Carl Van Vechten, Georgia O’Keeffe, Elie Nadelman, Gaston Lachaise, and many others. Among her intimate friends was Marcel Duchamp.

Start Date

May 5, 2017

End Date

September 24, 2017

Hours

11:00 AM - 05:45 PM

Address

The Jewish Museum 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York, NY 10128

Event Type

Public

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