Sex Files

There are those who love their fellow man and those who observe them, anatomizing and cataloguing their multifarious qualities. Erstwhile English professor turned pornographic…

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Where Where?

When she wasn’t busy collecting art, fomenting literary movements, and dissing Oakland, Gertrude Stein used her inimitable talents to help create a most inimitable…

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A Life Story on Canvas

For seven decades, Pablo Picasso set the standard for what art could be. Cubism and abstract figuratives were born through his canvases. African motifs…

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Our Epicenter of Creativity

We San Franciscans have our pick of blockbuster museum shows this summer, including a huge Picasso exhibit as well as two shows on Gertrude…

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Zeitgeist Resurrected

Historic queer icon, art world catalyst, and Bay Area native Gertrude Stein is enjoying posthumous adulation for her role in modern art history. SFMOMA’s…

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That’s ‘Rude

Gertrude Stein is often quoted, but usually, people repeat her most sensible words. It’s a shame, and it goes against her whole deal. Hardly…

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