—a bouquet of red flowers with a card reading “Congratulations”
From Memory Machine
- One has a pen in his breast pocket
- The other is made of stone
- One is tight in the face, reserved — as stony as the other
Who modeled whom? Gertrude Stein, as she aged, came to resemble Picasso’s portrait; perhaps in this photograph, the artist is becoming his object.
那是誰？在模擬誰？Gertrude Stein年紀愈大，看起來愈像Pablo Picasso的肖像；也許，這張照片中，藝術家正在蛻變，成為自己的作品。