Nahmad Projects is a modern and contemporary art gallery. It upholds a commitment to developing exhibitions that enhance our perspectives on art of the twentieth and twenty-first century. Projects are concept-driven, ranging from showcasing contemporary art, opening new dialogues on modern masterpieces, and provoking new conversations on artists rarely exhibited together.
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Gertrude Stein: rose is a rose is a rose03 June - 29 July 2021Nahmad Projects is pleased to present Gertrude Stein: a rose is a rose is a rose, an homage to the iconic author’s role as patron, critic, and friend to the creative pioneers who paved the way to modernism in the twentieth century. By constantly pushing artists to think beyond their limits and providing a site for exchange, Gertrude Stein played a pivotal role in shaping the city’s vibrant cultural life. The American expatriate held Salons every Saturday night at 27, rue de Fleurus from 1905 to 1938. The Salons quickly became a central node of Parisian art world, hosting artists, writers, musicians, and collectors alike to debate the future. She actively promoted and collected emerging painters and sculptors, with emphasis on two close friends: Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Guillaume Apollinaire were regular attendees, as well as Georges Braque, Marcel Duchamp, Marie Laurencin, Amedeo...