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Eve Fowler imagines Gertrude Stein's words as a visual cacophony
Eve Fowler imagines Gertrude Stein's words as a visual cacophony

Gertrude Stein doesn’t need Eve Fowler. The early 20th-century experimental writer is a touchstone of modernism. Yet Fowler brings Stein’s legacy to new life in a thoroughly engaging exhibition at Mier Gallery. The L.A. artist has worked with Stein’s texts for the past five years, rendering them as unexpected advertising in brightly colored posters and billboards. Indeed, Stein’s dense writing is easier to parse in koan-like snippets, such as “in the morning there is meaning” or “anyone telling anything is telling that thing.” The gallery is lined with new paintings, collages and a floor sculpture, each consisting of a Stein-ism set in a...

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