Revisiting Florine Stettheimer’s Place in Art History
Peter Schjeldahl | The New Yorker | 15th May 2017
Being wealthy, Stettheimer could please herself. So rather than pursue commercial success she seems to have put her effort into being independent-minded, and painting. Her works portrayed feminism, sexuality and race with humour and a modern eye. As the curator of the show observes, Stettheimer’s “ability to paint in a satirical and caricaturist way is really … unmatched in the 20th century”. More images are here.