|Who Were the Steins?
Running time: 2 min. 35 sec.
Watch the Videos
Get the backstory on The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde from the exhibition curators and outside scholars. This series of videos introduces the Stein family — author Gertrude Stein, her brothers Leo and Michael, and Michael's wife Sarah — and traces their impact on the course of modern art. Explore the family's ties to the artists they befriended, and discover masterpieces from their collection.
Browse the full list of Stein videos below.
|Who were the Steins?||May 2011||Play|
|The Stein Salons||May 2011||Play|
|Monsieur Matisse and Mrs. Stein||May 2011||Play|
|A Spaniard and an American in Paris||May 2011||Play|
|The Steins return to the Bay Area||May 2011||Play|
The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde is organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Réunion des Musées Nationaux–Grand Palais, Paris; and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Major support is provided by Martha and Bruce Atwater; Gerson and Barbara Bakar; the Helen Diller Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund; the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; the Walter & Elise Haas Fund; and The Bernard Osher Foundation. Generous support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts; Gay-Lynn and Robert Blanding; Jean and James E. Douglas Jr.; Ann and Robert S. Fisher; Gretchen and Howard Leach; Elaine McKeon; Deborah and Kenneth Novack, Thelma and Gilbert Schnitzer, The Schnitzer Novack Foundation; and Lydia and Douglas Shorenstein. Additional support is provided by Dolly and George Chammas, and Concepciόn and Irwin Federman, and the French American Cultural Society. This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. Generous promotional support is provided by KGO-TV and KQED.