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Poet, author and icon Gertrude Stein was born on this day in 1874. 

Stein loved to sit for the artists she knew – a few years ago, there were two concurrent exhibitions of those images at museums in San Francisco, and our own Laura Sydell went to see them – you can find her story here.

– Petra

Top image: Man Ray/Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery/Contemporary Jewish Museum

Center left: Felix Edouart Vallotton/Courtesy of The Baltimore Museum of Art/Contemporary Jewish Museum

Center right: Man Ray/Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery/Contemporary Jewish Museum

Bottom: George Platt Lynes/Baltimore Museum of Art/Contemporary Jewish Museum

Cheers and Goodbye, 2016!

I would like to thank and bid 2016 goodbye before I move on to 2017.

2016 was a blur. I honestly do not know where ¾ of 2016 went. It felt like I  blinked then it was already fall and the year was already wrapping up. 2016 has been a very hectic year but a good year. I lived and breathed work in 2016. However, I have no regrets as my job brings me a great sense of meaning and satisfaction.  I am most likely going to be as busy in my career in 2017 but I am excited to meet every challenge.

So how did I do in 2016?

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