|Stein was a personal friend of Picasso|
|The steins collected this artwork from the Fauvist first exhibition.|
Lesson #2 from Leo Stein: A limited budget is an excuse to be creative.
|A highlight of the exhibition is this self portrait of Matisse|
Lesson #3 from Sarah and Michael Stein: Treat the artists you love like family.
Lesson #4 Art is a means to be social. The Steins introduced Matisse to Picasso, and these artists to the world.The threw art parties and teas.
|This painting by Matisse did not appear in the exhibit but appeared in a photograph of the Steins' apartment so was once part of their collection.|
The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde” continues through June 3 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; (212) 535-7710, metmuseum.org.
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