Despite struggles with severely limited hearing and a turbulent marriage, Ms. Low sought to find a cause to which she could dedicate her life. In 1911, upon meeting the founder of the British based Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, Sir Robert Baden Powell, she knew she had found her cause.
The word “miniature” was originally associated with the creation of small images and portraits. Tiny, often expensive, likenesses were made as mementos, love tokens, or memorials that could be kept close to the body.
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Elvis Mitchell worked together to develop a list of people whom they thought would represent the African-American experience in the 20th century. Greenfield-Sanders created large-format fine-art photographs, and Mitchell interviewed the subjects on film.
Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories features more than 25 artifacts and 100 works by artists from across Europe and the U.S., detailing Stein’s life and work as an artist, collector and distinctive style-maker. The exhibition shares an in-depth portrait of Stein that knits together her many identities.