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  1. says:

    Excellent biography of two brilliant German Jewish sisters who were light years ahead of their time and lived for collecting art during the early 1900's I would love to tour the Balti museum and see the Cone Collection of mostly French modern art especially the work of Henri Matisse

  2. says:

    I loved this book I can't believe I have never come across the Cone sisters before in my random art history readings Those with an interest in fin de siecle and early 20th century art especially the Fauves and Cubists need to read this book

  3. says:

    Very well researched book about two unmarried Jewish sisters that were the unsung art collectors of their day Maj

  4. says:

    Very interesting book We happened upon a special exhibit of part of the Cone collection in Vancouver last summer We have been to Balti many times and were generally familiar with Cone Mills from living in North Carolina We had no idea that the Cone sisters had built this fabulous art collection It is a story worth reading

  5. says:

    I am so glad I read this book Though I live near Balti and have visited the Cone Collection at the BMA I really didn't kn

  6. says:

    An entertaining history if you love Art History Paris Before the War Matisse Family Dramas or Balti

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    Author of Ninth Street Women

  8. says:

    Very interesting I love art and to read about the women who devoted their lives to supporting and collecting art is pretty darn amazing The connection to Balti is interesting as well though in truth the women spent time in Europe than here The information about Gertrude Stein is rather illuminating since I never knew much about he

  9. says:

    The story of The Cone Sisters Etta and Claribel The book covered their lives in Balti in Europe pre and post WWI and WW2 I found the history part very interesting but kind of glossed over the art collection parts It's just not my cup

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    Story of the

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Its collecting mattered mostMary Gabriel an art minded journalist and women's historian has at long last brought the little known sisters to life and shone the spotlight on their remarkable achievements That these two upright Victorian women led the way in purchasing the scandalous erotic art of Matisse Picasso and others is itself one of the most fascinating yet incongruous aspects of their story Etta and Claribel Cone supported the 20th century's revolutionary artists from their impoverished beginnings when Henri Matisse for example was reviled by critics as a wild beast and Pablo Picasso scratched out a living in a hovel By contributing to the livelihood of avant garde artists in whom they deeply believed the sisters helped coax out then preserved some of the greatest art of the modern era Though it intimately portrays two powerful influential ahead of their time women The Art of Acuiring is than a tale of two sisters than an important addition to art history and than a major contribution to the study of women's history Because it reproduces some. I am so glad I read this book Though I live near Balti and have visited the Cone Collection at the BMA I really didn t know much about these two remarkable women and El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro historian Fragonard Art and Eroticism has at long last brought the little known sisters to life and shone the spotlight on their remarkable achievements That these two upright Victorian women led the way in purchasing the scandalous erotic art of Matisse Picasso and others is itself one of the most fascinating yet incongruous aspects of their story Etta and Claribel Cone supported the 20th century's revolutionary artists from their impoverished beginnings when Henri Matisse for example was reviled by critics as a wild beast and Pablo Picasso scratched out a living in a Mao Zedong hovel By contributing to the livelihood of avant garde artists in whom they deeply believed the sisters The Monarchs Are Missing helped coax out then preserved some of the greatest art of the modern era Though it intimately portrays two powerful influential ahead of their time women The Art of Acuiring is than a tale of two sisters than an important addition to art Chocolate Candy Always Melts In The Sun Poems AboutLove betrayal anger struggle and understanding history Because it reproduces some. I am so glad I read this book Though I live near Balti and Love is Blind have visited the Cone Collection at the BMA I really didn t know much about these two remarkable women and

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The Art of Acuiring A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone

For four and a half decades Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe building one of the largest most important art collections in the world At one time these two independently wealthy Jewish women from Balti received offers from virtually every prominent art museum in the world all anxious to house their hitherto private assemblage of modern art In 1949 they awarded all their holdings to the Balti Museum of Art In 2002 that collection was valued at nearly 1 billion making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our ageYet for complex reasons the story of the Cone sisters has never been fully or accurately told Gertrude Stein suggested in her writings that the mousy Etta and the regal Claribel had little artistic sense of their own buying only what she and Leo Stein advised them to buy For most of those 45 years though the savvy Cone sisters knew exactly what they were doing and why But they thought it undignified in life or death to call much attention to themselves always emphasizing that the art not. Excellent biography of two brilliant German Jewish sisters who were light years ahead of their time and lived for collecting art during the early 1900 s I would love El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro half decades Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe building one of the largest most important art collections in the world At one time these two independently wealthy Jewish women from Balti received offers from virtually every prominent art museum in the world all anxious to Fragonard Art and Eroticism house their Mao Zedong hitherto private assemblage of modern art In 1949 they awarded all their The Monarchs Are Missing holdings to the Balti Museum of Art In 2002 that collection was valued at nearly 1 billion making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our ageYet for complex reasons the story of the Cone sisters Chocolate Candy Always Melts In The Sun Poems AboutLove betrayal anger struggle and understanding her writings that the mousy Etta and the regal Claribel Love is Blind had little artistic sense of their own buying only what she and Leo Stein advised them to buy For most of those 45 years though the savvy Cone sisters knew exactly what they were doing and why But they thought it undignified in life or death to call much attention to themselves always emphasizing that the art not. Excellent biography of two brilliant German Jewish sisters who were light years ahead of their time and lived for collecting art during the early 1900 s I would love

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Of the famous and important art of Matisse Picasso Cézanne Dégas and others The Art of Acuiring enables readers to practically step through the canvas and live in the shocking paintings these two unsung sisters purchased then gave to the world at large Finally a lovely absorbing biography of the neglected Cone sisters About the Author Mary Gabriel currently based in London works as a reporter and editor for the world desk of Reuters News Service Previously she was executive editor of Museum Arts Washington magazine which won a national MagazineWeek award for excellence in Art and Literature during her tenure Prior to that she served as editor and reporter for United Press International and as a reporter for the Balti News American newspaper Her first book Notorious Victoria The Life of Victoria Woodhull Uncensored was a New York Times Notable Book in 1998 She holds a Diplome from the University of Paris at the Sorbonne a Bachelor's of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a Master's Degree in Journalism from American University. Very interesting I love art and to read about the women who devoted their lives to supporting and collecting art is pretty darn amazing The connection to Balti is int Gloom Town her tenure Prior to that she served as editor and reporter for United Press International and as a reporter for the Balti News American newspaper Her first book Notorious Victoria The Life of Victoria Woodhull Uncensored was a New York Times Notable Book in 1998 She uinze dias holds a Diplome from the University of Paris at the Sorbonne a Bachelor's of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a Master's Degree in Journalism from American University. Very interesting I love art and to read about the women who devoted their lives to supporting and collecting art is pretty darn amazing The connection to Balti is int