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Florine Stettheimer

American, 1871–1944

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Florine Stettheimer

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American, 1871–1944

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Biography

Florine Stettheimer, a painter, poet, and designer, was an active participant in New York's early modern art community. Her paintings, composed like stage scenes, are dreamy and lighthearted, her preferred subject matter including her family and friends and narratives taken from turn-of-the-century society. As a painter, Stettheimer was mostly overlooked during her lifetime; she was more widely known for her costume and set designs. However, in 1946 (at the urging of her friend Marcel Duchamp), the MoMA mounted a well-received posthumous retrospective of her work.

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Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
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Included in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial
Biography

Florine Stettheimer, a painter, poet, and designer, was an active participant in New York's early modern art community. Her paintings, composed like stage scenes, are dreamy and lighthearted, her preferred subject matter including her family and friends and narratives taken from turn-of-the-century society. As a painter, Stettheimer was mostly overlooked during her lifetime; she was more widely known for her costume and set designs. However, in 1946 (at the urging of her friend Marcel Duchamp), the MoMA mounted a well-received posthumous retrospective of her work.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial
Articles Featuring Florine Stettheimer
The Women Who Built the New York Art World
Jul 6th, 2017
The Women Who Built the New York Art World
The Flamboyant Feminism of Cult Artist Florine Stettheimer
Mar 15th, 2017
The Flamboyant Feminism of Cult Artist Florine Stettheimer
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