Did you know that Marie Laurencin was part of the exciting Paris art scene of the early 20th century? She hung out with some of the most famous names of her day: Picasso, Braque, Gleizes, and Metzinger. She had a passionate love affair with famous poet, playright, supporter of cubism, and art critic Guillaume Apollinaire, who served in the first World War, dying two years later of the Spanish Flu. She went on to be one of the most important modern artists of her generation. We are lucky to have one of Laurencin’s works on view in our permanent collection.
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