Just How To Handle People

ETHEL MARS and Maud Hunt Squire were painters in their own right, but nowadays our fascination with them gets mainly in the undeniable fact that they thought conspicuously in two of Gertrude Steinis “phrase photographs,” by which she described Mars and Squire as “Miss Furr and Miss Skeene.” Stein was clearly onto the romantic dynamics of the relationship between the two “overlooks,” and her pictures are filled up with double entendres of the type and sly sources that one could assume in a – society. Continue reading