Charlotte Mayerson

Shadow and Light.

Description of new work

The Museum of Modern Art's first one-man show was dedicated to the work of this artist. His paintings are in the Metroplitan Museum and other great institutions. He was married to Mabel Dodge, lived in Paris in close contact with Leo and Gertrude Stein, spent time with Picasso, et al. This book uses Sterne's letters, diaries, and papers to reconstruct his life, his career - and its demise.

Selected Works

The Death Cycle Machine
The poems are stark, without sentimentality or pathos, alive with anger, sorrow, terror and pity.
Goin’ to the Chapel
Vividly explores young women’s dreams and expectations of marriage and compares them to their later married lives.
Two Blocks Apart.
The very different lives of two New York boys.
Home Fires
This funny and moving tale of friendship between a black woman and a white woman of the 1950s and 60s has a lot to say about who we are now and how we got from there to here.
An Easy Life
A novel of an unlikely love affair.
Shadow and Light.
The life and career of the painter, Maurice Sterne

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